Dating victorian costume

23 Jan

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An overskirt draped to an apron front, and a full, flounced underskirt and full petticoats threw out the bottom of the skirt.

The shape of the dress changed significantly during the 1870s, and the bustle was most distinguishing feature of the new 70s fashion.

This high protuberance at the back of the skirt carried on the 1860s trend toward flat fronts with extra material gathered in the back.

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Benjamin Allen Catalogue 1899 Benjamin Allen Catalogue 1902 A. I love jewelry, but appraising and selling are two entirely different businesses, and I choose selling and research as my business.