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Historical Fashion

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Dress of Tsarina Alexandra Romanov.


cocktail dress 1950's

Dinner Dress, c. 1872, The Costume Institute

English Half-Dress of Pink Handkerchief Linen With Rouched Lace That Was Worn Only During the Day For Home, Visiting, Receptions, & Tea, Early 1870s

Dinner dress ca. 1868

ca. 1850 christening gown.

Swedish wedding dress, 1854.

Boots, ca 1890

Evening dress c1864 - France

Robe a l’anglaise ca. 1780-90 From Colonial Williamsburg

NORWAY: As glaciers recede, hundreds of artifacts are discovered each year. One of the latest finds was a men's tunic or coat that emerged from a glacier in Breheimen National Park. Dating to the 4th century A.D., the wool garment—made with an advanced technique called diamond twill—is one of very few known from this period in Europe. Without close attention, many of the artifacts that emerge from melting ice will be lost—decomposed or washed away—before they can be studied.

Dress Callot Soeurs, 1925-1926 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Funeral vestment , 1751, Pomerania, Poland

Queen's dress from the Italian Renaissance - 1560   This gown, was custom-made from an original model from Eleanor of Toledo, wife of Cosimos I de Medici from1562. The full flow of this gown in black velvet as well as its optical division through the use of luxuriant wide brocade braids and gold lacings, true to the geometrical, ideally proportioned triangular forms of the Renaissance, lend this gown its majestic austerity. It is consequently complimented by a hairstyle with a cent...

1862 Dress Place of origin: UK (made) Materials and Techniques: Corded silk, appliqued and machine embroidered, lined with cotton, faced with tarleton, reinforced with boning, hand-sewn T.22-1973 / taf

1850s, American Metropolitan Museum of Art

Evening Dress: Capelet, Belt and Slip Made in France c. 1933

Amazing dress with incredible details!!

Shoe & Stocking, c.1870-90 Kyoto Costume Institute


Evening boots, 1885-90 France (probably), the Met Museum.

Evening dress, 1881, House of Worth. Silk satin, trimmed with pearl embroidery and machine-made lace, lined with silk, the bodice supported with whalebone struts, machine and hand sewn Museum number: T.63 Evening dress | Worth | V

Evening dress, 1878-80 US, the Met Museum