Skating Dresses from 1888


Skating Dresses from 1888
 

Skating Dress or Walking Dress, of Green Cloth, with side-panels of green plush. The sides are trimmed with black Astrakhan.  Close-fitting bodice and green felt hat, all trimmed with black Astrakhan.

Skating Dress or Walking Dress. The skirt is of dark-blue cloth, laid in box-plaits. The bodice is of blue and dark-red striped cloth, with yoke, cuffs, and waistband of dark-blue velveteen. Muff to correspond with the bodice. Large hat, of dark-blue velvet, trimmed with feathers.

Skating Dress or Walking Dress, of Gray Cloth. The plain skirt, of black velveteen, is edged with a broad band of gray Astrakhan-cloth. The tunic is simply draped, and has a narrow trimming of Astrakhan-cloth. The gray cloth jacket, which opens over a black velveteen vest, and the black velveteen muff, are trimmed with gray Astrakhan-cloth. Hat of Astrakhan-cloth. ..from Peterson's Magazine, January 1888