Trying to date a photo
I had a look at the V & A collection, you have a few more options to search the collections.
http://collections.vam.ac.uk/search so I narrowed down by years and womens daywear. See below:
Looking through the designs I did not find exactly what I was looking for, but It is clear there was a change around 1900 to a more tailored type of outfit, and before that fashion looked like this: