Silk satin evening gown trimmed with silk ribbon and handmade "Point de Gaze" lace (bodice detail), by Worth & Bobergh, French, 1861.
Period Garment: 1840 plum silk w/ wrap bodice
5-11-11 robe a l'anglaise
Evening dress 1885
The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Wedding dress
1855-65 white organdy by pseitas, via Flickr. Bodice with low lining has hook and eye closure and is set into a waistband.
1860s Black silk dress, trim.