Delineator Magazine - 1888 Ladies Costume and Toilette
Looking at these I was thinking about storage. These are dresses and hats are huge and must have had to hung in some sort of closet. And go into suitcases. And all those trims! How did this work? Wouldn't things get crushed? And did you just have an army of laundresses?
This is Butterick 2387, also shown below. This "Ladies Toilette" - a Basque and a Walking Skirt. Don't miss her bird hat!