gold plaid bustle dress
gold plaid bustle dress gold plaid bustle dress

1870s style gold plaid bustle dress for a P.E.E.R.S dance as well as an picnic at .... Also, worn to Gaskell's Victorian dance. Gold yellow plaid cotton with gold satin brocade bustle.
gold plaid bustle dress

Items constructed for this costume:

bodice bodice


Bodice has v-neck; gold satin piping on neckline, sleeve hem and hem; yellow ribbon down front with white satin ruffle trim; white pearlized buttons, back hook and eye closures; satin shoulder trim, white satin ruffled sleeve trim. Based from
bustle apron

Bustle Apron

Gold satin brocade bustle is side pleated and has gold satin ruffle with yellow ribbon detailing. Back hook and eye closure.
bustle bustle

Back Bustle

Gold satin brocade bustle pleated into a waistband has dress fabric as lining. Bustle is drawn up with ribbons and tied to rings on dress. Waistband of bustle hooks into dress waistband.


Gored underskirt has larger panel in the back that is gathered in back for more fullness and has hidden back pockets. Front has two yellow ribbon detailing down front with white satin ruffles on edges of ribbon. Gold satin ruffle on bottom hem with yellow ribbon detail.


Petticoat in same fabric has ruffle on bottom edge and hook and eye back closure.
bustle pad

Bustle Pad

Bustle pad in same fabric is like a small pillow with waistband.


Gold satin brocade high neck collar has white satin ruffle trim.

Completed: 2004