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1864 "sheer" dress with low lining. Close up of the bodice.

1864 "sheer" dress with low lining. Close up of bodice. Do this with a pink belt/bow?

c. 1862 sheer dress sold on ebay by Time Traveler's Antiques

1860 sheer 3 piece dress for day and evening wear. Could maybe use this as part of a music history lesson

Evening Dress  1821  The Bowes Museum

Party Scene - Regency Era - white & blue Evening dress of silk gauze with a woven pattern of blue leaves in flossed silk, trimmed with silk net and blue satin, c. via The Bowes Museum

Afternoon dress ca. 1874, in black & cream organza. Boat neckline, ruffled skirt with short train, apron draped with beautiful transparency effects and overlay printed decoration, weights to retain dress’s shape. Drouot Auctions

Afternoon dress ca. in black & cream organza. Boat neckline, ruffled skirt with short train, apron draped with beautiful transparency effects and overlay printed decoration, weights to retain dress’s shape. Drouot Auctions by hillary

Holy shi-  It's got stripes, polka dots, _and_ it's purple?  That's a dress I would've worn (and still would, honestly).

Summer Day Dress Worn by Madame Bartholomé in the Painting In the Conservatory. Back view French, 1880 White cotton printed with purple dots and stripes Musée d'Orsay, Paris, Gift of the Galerie Charles and André Bailly, 1991