Sunday, September 8, 2013

1840s Victorian Gowns

Blue Off-the-Shoulder Princess Sisi Victorian Wedding Dress
Black Off-the-Shoulder Velvet Lace Victorian Ball Gowns
Women’s Victorian dresses are simpler during the 1840s regarding ornamentation. Bodices feature a rigidly boned elongated shape with a waist that forms a perfect point Victorian clothing in the front.Off the shoulder and sleeves are short and tight with either puff decorations or lace trimming. Bodices feature a rigidly boned elongated shape with a waist that forms a perfect point Victorian clothing in the front. The bell shaped skirts are formed with cartridge pleating.
Victorian dresses from 1844 with short tight sleeves edged with lace. Each elongated waist forms a perfect point in the front, typical of the style of the 1840s.
The features of 1842s Victorian evening dresses are full bell-shaped skirts with cartridge pleating.The vertical lines of the bodice of the yellow dress is emphasized with five fabric flowers.
Victorian ball gowns worn off the shoulder with pointed waists.The bell shaped skirts are formed with cartridge pleating. Both Victorian gowns have short tight sleeves and rigidly boned elongated bodices.

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