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Historical Clothing 1800's

Man's suit, about 1895.

Taffeta skirt, embroidered muslin bodice, ca. 1864. Owned by Princess Mathile. Photo: RMN /Stéphane Maréchalle© Réunion des Musées Nationaux

An 1800-10 dark purple damask silk spencer.

Bonhams : An 1800-10 dark purple damask silk spencer

V back regency

Regency Dresses (1800s-1810): Regency Dress Back

Afternoon ensemble 1878-82 silk american. Met museum

Afternoon ensemble | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

A beautifully dressed young woman, identified as Miss Chesney, c. 1860. I adore her many layers and that cozy looking muff.

1888 ... Dress ... Designer: Mme. Arnaud ... Medium: Green silk velvet, green silk faille, multi-color beads and embroidery ... Country: France ... photo 2

eMuseum - View Media

"SATIN & BROCADE BUSTLE DRESS, 1870s. 1-piece claret satin w/ brown brocade," Augusta Auctions

Augusta Auctions

Dress Date: 1880. The bodice detail is stunning!

Dress | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1858-1860 dress. Huge sleeves! Wear with very large under sleeves. Silk jacquard with woven pink and brown leaves, and trimmed with multicolored braided trim.

Dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Green silk dress, English, ca. 1862. Dress with long puffed sleeves comprising bodice, skirt, and belt. Woven green silk with white floral design and trimmed with silk braid and beads, lined with glazed cotton, and edged with brushed braid. Victoria & Albert Museum

Victorian Dress at the V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum

Drawers | American or European 1890's

Drawers | American or European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

~Paris, Skirt and polonaise, 1885. Velvet, beads, silk, glass~ Collection of Shelburne Museum.

Dress, Fox sisters, New York, 1896-99. Wool and silk. Metropolitan Museum of Art's comment: "This incorporates a nice combination of shiny satin alongside matte wool to create a memorable and striking day dress. The bravado of the big lapels and waistband are indicative of refined design and high style of couture workmanship. The Fox sisters were extremely exclusive designers."

1800-1850. Tasha Tudor Historic Costume Collection. White tabby cotton, ruffled around face and neck, with very high, puffed crown, whitework eyelet insertion trim along center crown, long ties.

Augusta Auctions

Tailored walking suit ca. late 1890s. Front wild mussel shell button, velvet facing on collar, puffy sleeves at shoulders, slight padding at chest, shaped and fitted through bodice. Pink silk satin lining. Skirt with hook & eye closure, with gores & narrow waistband. Carolyn Forbes Textiles/ebay

c. 1890 Victorian Coat of Bottle Green Wool and Soutache -- View 2

Antique Dress - Item for Sale

MIss Johannesen, dance teacher, 1872

Danselærerinnen frk. Johannesen.

Dress 1883.

detail of tambour work, dress, 1830s, though the fabric is likely 18th century French. Charleston Museum

Bustle dress " à la Polonaise" in linen, ca. 1880-85. Two pieces: buttoned bodice with long sleeves and skirt that puffs out in back. Large green and white striped bow in back.

Purple velvet coat, 1895-1900. Medieval-style collar. Entirely covered with dramatic sprays of an English wildflower called Sweet Cicely that are hand-embroidered in yellow and green silk, with petals of white felt. The influence of the Arts and Crafts movement is apparent in this coat.