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Soft twilled wool/silk brocade tea or morning gown, 1878. Princess cut with bustle effect, small train. Fabric has cream background figured in red and black paisley-type design. Rose silk insert down front, shirred at waist & neck; mandarin collar with lace ruffles inside; matching cuffs; heavy silk cord trim; lace ruffle around hem. Cornell Univ.
Tea gown, velvet & silk, ca. 1890. Dark grey-blue velvet and brocade dress with grey sateen panel down back & front of skirt. Long-sleeved bodice with detachable front trimmed with beads; apricot lace insert. Dark grey shot lace overskirt edged with beads. Fringe & bead trim on skirt panels. Mode Museum, Antwerp