Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 12

A French Victorian Bustle Day Dress and Pouf in Sky-blue Taffeta Circa 1875

$2,248.02

About

Circa 1870/1875 France. Day dress with princess, two-part bodice and skirt on a bustle cage. Sky-blue taffeta decorated with starched cream gauze called tarlatane, finely wrinkled and crenellated à la grecque. Boned bodice with long basque closing in front by matching curved buttons. Long skirt with train adorned with the same furbelows. Volume of the bouillonné skirt in pouf projected at the back that can be raised by a system of brass rings and cotton cords. Exhibit in "Falbalas, Portraits et Mode au féminin 1850 - 1930" (Falbalas, Portraits and Fashion Female 1850 - 1930) at the Museum of Art of the City of Toulon in 2017. There a brown stain near the pocket . Very good condition of color and conservation. Dimensions: Equivalent French Size 36 Front height 139 cm Back height 209 cm Shoulders 36 cm Collar 5 cm Sleeve 50 cm Chest 82 cm Waist 61 cm Hips 118 cm Circumference of the skirt 355 cm Facing the drawbacks of long trains of the late Second Empire, revive the principle of à la polonaise or hitched up dresses of the eighteenth century using zippers. From the waist, one pulls on two buttons connected to a system of cords passing through rings sewn inside the skirt, to hitch up ... Without exceeding the petticoats. A yellowish spot on the skirt at the bottom right, only defect. Otherwise clean dress and very good structure of silk and cotton. Excellent condition of conservation.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Marked Size: Equivalent French Size 34/36 (EU)
  • Style
    1870/1875 (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very Good Condition and Color.
  • Seller Location
    Toulon, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU633310247512

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Free Shipping: Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 6-14 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Toulon, France
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
4.8 / 5
Located in Toulon, France
Vetted Seller
These experienced sellers undergo a comprehensive evaluation by our team of in-house experts.
Established in 2010
1stDibs seller since 2017
236 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 4 hours
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

1960s Vintage Flower Printed Chiffon Blue, Purple, Green, Pink Babydoll Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Adorable 60s babydoll dress! Features an allover floral print in blue, green, pink, purple and white! Detachable tie belt at waist. Wonderful full poet sleeves with elastic at wrists...
Category

1960s Babydoll Day Dresses

1950s Size 0 Cobalt Blue Silk Damask Fit n' Flare Vintage 50s Rockabilly Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Beautiful 1950s Size 0 cobalt blue silk damask fit n' flare sleeveless rockabilly dress ! Features a tailored bodice with a full skirt. Full metal zipper up the back with hook-and-ey...
Category

1950s Cocktail Dresses

Chic 1950s Cobalt Blue Cotton High Neck Vintage 50s Sleeveless Wiggle Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Chic late 1950s cobalt blue cotton sleeveless wiggle dress ! The perfect blue color that looks fabulous on any skin tone. Lightweight soft cotton. Full metal zipper up th eback with ...
Category

1950s Cocktail Dresses

1990s Woven Leather Royal Blue Vinage Sexy Bodycon 90s Couture Mini Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Sexy 1990s woven leather mini dress! Features hand woven strips of leather throughout the entire dress. Couture quality, with most of the workmanship being hand-sewn. Flattering bodc...
Category

1990s Mini Dresses

Chic 1960s Navy Blue Cotton Daisy Flower Print Vintage 60s Shift A - Line Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Chic 1960s navy blue cotton daisy print sleeveless shift mini dress! Features embroidered daisies throughout the entire dress. Attached bow detail at neck. High quality toon that hol...
Category

1960s Cocktail Dresses

1960's Silk Chiffon Halterneck Dress
Located in Geneva, CH
A wonderful example of early 60’s couture, this halterneck steel blue dress will fit perfectly for a wedding or any party event ! Constructed both in silk and satin silk, this piece ...
Category

1960s Cocktail Dresses

Chic 1960s Turquoise Blue and Green Watercolor Chiffon Demi Couture Shift Dress
Located in Chicago, IL
Insanely chic vintage early 60s silk chiffon turquoise blue and kelly green watercolor print demi couture shift dress! Classic shift silhouette is flattering, yet comfortable. Amazin...
Category

1960s Cocktail Dresses

Amazing 1960s Turquoise Blue Chiffon Vintage Wiggle 60s Dress w/ Attached Cape
Located in Chicago, IL
Incredible vintage early 1960s turquoise / teal blue chiffon wiggle dress, with attached chiffon caplet! Wonderful flattering fit, with heavy attention to detail. Attached bow belt f...
Category

1960s Cocktail Dresses

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery