M965.86.7.1-3 | Dress

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About 1875, 19th century
Fibre: cotton (plain weave, lining), silk (satin), wool (lace); metal; Sewn (machine & hand)
Purchase from Mlle Chaillez
© McCord Museum
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Before the 1860s, daytime dresses had small bustles, but after 1870, bustles grew bigger and had to be supported by a frame. The dresses of the 1870s were also characterized by short bodices and little basques. The long sleeves of the dresses were often adorned with taffeta cuffs and buttons.