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In the Swan's Shadow: Silk Taffeta Plaid Day Dress, 1850s

Silk Taffeta Plaid Day Dress, 1850s

In the Swan's Shadow: Silk Taffeta Plaid Day Dress, 1850s

1863 Royal purple silk 2-piece day dress, black trim - black and white photo also posted!

Afternoon dress | European | The Met

1863 Royal purple silk 2-piece day dress, black trim - black and white photo also posted!

Hair Accessory 1850s The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Hair Accessory 1850s The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (OMG that dress!)

Hair Accessory 1850s The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Dress Date: 1863 Culture: European Medium: silk Dimensions: For details and measurements see Catalogue, Vol. 4 Credit Line: Gift of Lee Simonson, 1938 Accession Number: C.I.38.23.242a, b Dress

Afternoon dress | European | The Met

Dress Date: 1863 Culture: European Medium: silk Dimensions: For details and measurements see Catalogue, Vol. 4 Credit Line: Gift of Lee Simonson, 1938 Accession Number: C.I.38.23.242a, b Dress

Headdress, mid-19th century France (worn in America), MFA Boston  You don’t know how much I want these to come back in style.

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Headdress, mid-19th century France (worn in America), MFA Boston You don’t know how much I want these to come back in style.

Hair ornament; brown chenille-covered wire to pass over top of head with, at each end, pendent loops of blue and olive green heavy chenille.

Hair ornament

Hair ornament; brown chenille-covered wire to pass over top of head with, at each end, pendent loops of blue and olive green heavy chenille.

Платья цвета вереска эпохи "Титаника".

Из чего формируются коллекции Музеев костюма? Разумеется, из уникальных предметов одежды, ярко характеризующих свою эпоху. И особенной удачей музея является приобретение целого гардероба знатной дамы, жившей в то время. Например, основой знаменитой коллекции женского костюма начала ХХ века в…

DigitaltMuseum - Brudklänning buren 19 augusti 1854 av Svea Beata Myhrman. Nordiska museet inv nr 192688.

Brudklänning buren 19 augusti 1854 av Svea Beata Myhrman. Nordiska museet inv nr 192688.

DigitaltMuseum - Brudklänning buren 19 augusti 1854 av Svea Beata Myhrman. Nordiska museet inv nr 192688.

Plaid silk ball gown; white & black trim on sleeves attached with black silk trim with silk balls; piping at neck, armscyes & waist; bodice lined with cotton; back hook & eye closure; skirt fully lined with cotton; bust: 31"; waist: 24"; skirt length: 37"; hem width: 140"

American Civil War Era Plaid Dress

From the seller: A captivating 1860’s plaid silk ball gown dress. The fabric has a white, black, red and light mauve plaid pattern. The bodice Has short flared cap style sleeves that are decorated with white and black silk trim. The trim has attached silk balls. The front Of the bodice is trimmed with gold silk balls. The neck, armscyes and waist are piped. The bodice is lined with cotton and has a back hook and eye closure. The skirt is attached to the waist with cartridge pleating. The…

Tasha Tudor Auction - whitakerauction

Chocolate Brown Silk Wrapper, 1850s - Lot 96 $6,900

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Dress and matching cape, ca 1850 US, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston “ A dress and matching cape of white muslin with white brocaded cotton with all-over design of serpentine stems bearing leaves and...

Brown plaid silk taffeta dress with ribbon appliqué, c.1860-65. In this case, the plaid has been created with several different types of fabric, rather than woven into the fabric.

The Graceful Lady

Brown plaid silk taffeta dress with ribbon appliqué, c.1860-65. In this case, the plaid has been created with several different types of fabric, rather than woven into the fabric.

Opulent Gold silk 1850s / 1860s Crinoline Bodice

From the merchant's listing: Opulent Gold silk 1850s / 1860s Crinoline Bodice An opulent bodice, designed to be worn as par...

Carriage dress (c. 1855) English dress, Medium silk fabric with glass and metal buttons.

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Carriage dress (c. 1855) English dress, Medium silk fabric with glass and metal buttons.

Dress (image 3 - jacket) | European | 1863 | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.38.23.242a, b

Afternoon dress | European | The Met

Dress (image 3 - jacket) | European | 1863 | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.38.23.242a, b