Tea gown, Philadelphia, circa 1892. Beige silk lined with yellow silk satin; yellow underskirt. Hand-embroidered with daffodils. Small glass beads form the center of the flowers. Front opening with hook & eye fasteners. Via American Museum in Britain.
"Robe à transformation," ca. 1868-72, or dress that can be transformed according to the bodice used; these three different models can compose day dress or evening dress. Cotton organdy and silk taffeta and ribbon. Les Arts Décoratifs