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 Pictures of Victorian Sleeves

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A variety of sleeve styles popular from about 1860 to 1885 in the mid Victorian period


Costume history picture of Victorian sleeves

Fashion history picture of Victorian sleeve styles.

Click to see large pictures of Ladies Victorian sleeves

Fashion history picture of Victorian sleeves

Elaborate decoration was common and many sleeve style trends were set by Charles Worth. 

The invention of the sewing machine led to even more elaboration on dress.

Victorian Sleeves Fashion

Fashionable Victorian ladies sleeves

Victorian Sleeves

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Victorian Sleeves

Sleeves from Victorian ladies dresses

Victorian Sleeves



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