Victorian_1885_long_bustle_era_coat

1885's Victorian Long Bustle Era Coat

Description

Long black woollen coat from brocade fabric with velvet collar, vintage black muff and decorated bowler hat.

Inspiration

Victorian_1885_long_bustle_era_coat

Dolman by Emile Pingat, 1888-1890 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Victorian_1885_long_bustle_era_coat

Victorian ladies wearing bowler hats.

Patterns used

Truly Victorian #560, Late bustle coat

Alternate views

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Wearing a small, red velvet with black decorations, late victorian bonnet.

Costume made in 2009.