TBT: Immortal Beloved (1994)
Immortal Beloved (1994) was written and directed by Bernard Rose, and it is one of those films I’ve wanted to do a post on for forever, and yet somehow the very thought of trying to tackle it…
What makes this a c. 1790s or later shirt is the size of the wristbands. Shirts before the 1790s had very narrow wristbands (wide enough to take a button). Both sleeves were pieced. the sleeve with the stain was made of two pieces of linen both the same size. All the linen pieces in the shirt sleeves appeared to be cut from the same unbleached linen identical to the linen in the rest of the shirt. — with Tony Holbrook at Department of the Geographer to the Army, 1777-1783
Drawers | British | The Met
19th Century Early. Drawers, British. Wool, buttoned waist, drawstrings legs. Met Museum. Credit Line: Gift of the family of Thomas Coutts, 1908. metmuseum.org
Commonwealth Vintage Dancers - historical dance in America -
The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers reconstruct, teach, and perform American ballroom dance of the 19th and early 20th centuries. In addition to performing dances of the Federal, Civil War, Gilded Age, Ragtime and Roaring Twenties Eras, we host public balls, dance classes and multi-day workshops for historical dancers.
Woman's Dress, Unknown, England, circa 1815, Costumes, Silk net with silk embroidery, metal sequins, metal beads, silk satin, silk and metal chenille, and silk lace.
Mameluck Dress in Muslin and Embroidered Veil - First Empire Circa 1810
Circa 1810 France Day dress in muslin and veil embroidered with plumetis, Mameluck sleeves , dating from the first French Empire. Large neckline in lace on a high-waisted fitted bodice. Small balloon sleeves with eyelets for tightening with a ribbon. Very long sleeves in cotton veil ending on a pointed wrist in lace way fingerless gloves. Long skirt with a small train whose volume is tightened at the back with a cotton tie. Impressive floral embroidery in the bottom of the skirt with petits…