Walking suit ca. 1870s. Two-piece visiting dress in 2 shades of gray silk faille. Skirt has short train and is worn with bustle. Triangular pocket on right side of skirt, trimmed with buttons & cord lacing, was designed to hold parasol. Indianapolis Museum of Art:
TRAJE DE TARDE 1885 FRONTAL
Party dress, 2nd half of the 19th century. Silk, gold thread, lace, braid, and silk flowers.
Victorian garments / Silk Dinner dress American ca 1880
Lace Embellished Evening Gown, ca. 1886-87 Charles Frederick Worth