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Dress, 1900’s From the Minnesota Historical Society

Floral print silk taffeta dress trimmed with lace. Made by dressmaker Madame Rose H. Dates: Creation: 1900 - 1909

Evening dress by JC Webber, Maidenhead, ca 1892 England, the Bowes Museum

Evening dress, ca. Blue satin & century brocade with belt. In the the bustle was disappearing & skirts narrowed. To shift attention from the skirt, sleeves were emphasized. Puff sleeves, like those on this dress, will always remind me of

Afternoon or reception gown, Worth, ca. 1890s. Velvet & lace dress worn by Empress Maria Fyodorovna of Russia. There seem to be two pieces of the same lace that the empress could have worn on the bodice--one a kind of cravat and the other a kind of bertha. There were also alternate sleeves, one the dark red velvet of the overdress and the other the pink patterned satin of the underskirt. Hermitage Museum via Dutch Costume Society Pinterest

Afternoon or reception gown, Worth, ca. Velvet & lace dress worn by Empress Maria Fyodorovna of Russia. Hermitage Museum via Dutch Costume Society

1865 ballgown

1865 French Silk evening dress at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - If you click the pin, you will see that this is actually an example of a transformation dress. Such a dress was made up of three pieces: a skirt, a day bodice and an evening bodi

Robe a la francaise of Chinese painted silk ca. 1755
From Colonial Williamsburg

Robe a la francaise of Chinese textile, made in France; Ribbed silk hand painted with pigments and silver, trimmed with silk lace, made c.

Tea Gown. Jacques Doucet. ca 1907. Made of silk and linen. Worn while entertaining at home, teagowns express femininity and represent a life of luxury. The lace of this teagown is of particular interest because of its overall design of interlinked flowers and scrolls. The high concentration of lace at the bodice adds visual interest and draws attention to the wearer’s face. The combination of fine materials and historical characteristics create an air of romantic fantasy.

Afternoon Dress Jacques Doucet 1903 This is an elegant afternoon dress that would be suitable for afternoon events, such as the races and other promenade activities. The dress is an excellent example.

Wedding Dress: ca. 1870, Irish, cotton.

Victorian Wedding Dress Date: ca. 1870 Culture: Irish Medium: cotton Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Ella C.

Back view open robe and petticioat, 1760s. Dark cinnamon silk brocaded with trails of ivory blooms, with original braid trimmed engageants, 1880s added gold satin trimming; with a quilted pale blue silk petticoat

Brocaded silk open robe and petticoat, of dark cinnamon silk brocaded with trails of ivory blooms, with original braid trimmed engageants, added gold satin trimming; with a quilted pale blue silk petticoat

Centuries-Sewing: A mood board for my mind

Afternoon dress: Design House: House of Worth (French, Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne Paris) Date: ca. 1875 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 28 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 61 in.

Afternoon dress by Jacques Doucet, French, 1900-03 Metropolitan Museum of Art

House of Doucet Afternoon Dress, Designer: Jacques Doucet (French, Paris Paris). Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art,

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