The sketch is titled “Air Expanded Skirt” and the garment is indeed just that. Helen Traphagen patented the “Victoria Inflated Skirt” in 1857. Documents Collection. Museum of the City of New York. 36.406.1
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19th Century Fashion Timeline by Terrizae on deviantART
Russian sarafan 19th century Culture: Russian Medium: silk, cotton or linen Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 41 in. (104.1 cm) (b) Length at CB: 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm) Russian19Th Century, Ensemble, Russian Clothing, Russian Diamonds, Music Shops, Century Russian, Russian Sarafan, Met Museum, Russian Dress
Met Museum, 19th Century Russian
Poiret Dress 1911
1875-1876 Worth ivory silk gown, Tour de Gros.
19th century Russian silk, metal, linen, cotton
Ball Gown, House of Worth 1885, French, Made of silk
1890 Worth Silk Gown
1866-68 Woman's Dress: Bodice, Skirt, and Belt, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Dress, worn by Sofia of Nassau, Sweden, 1870's. Royal Armoury Collection, Sweden.
Evening dress, Worth, circa 1884. Striped dark and light brown silk brocade and velvet. Long bodice with portrait neckline trimmed in brown green satin; off-white lace cuffs. Skirt with brown green satin back panel that extends into a train. Trimmed with dark and light brown silk fringe and tassels.
Abiti Antichi 1884 Abito in due pezzi, corpino e gonna, in taffetas e raso ottenuto riadattando un abito precedente (anni '60 del '800) di cui rimane il bolero originale. Vintage Fashion, Historical Clothing, Day Dresses, 1880 S, Victorian Dresses, Steampunk, Bustle Dresses, 1800 S, Vintage Clothing
1884 - Two-piece dress, bodice and skirt in tafetta
Abiti Antichi- Abito 88
France ~ 1919 That outfit is a straight up Chanel original there on the left, and both are wearing original chapeaux also by Mademoiselle Chanel
Can you imagine a world where this is everyday clothes.
1800+vintage+clothes | Vintage Clothing 1800-1899
Augustus John, Dorelia, c 1910, Chalk on paper, 14 3/8 x 7 inches
Augustus John | Dorelia | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Evening Dress c. 1870's - From The Museo de Historia Mexicana
Day dress of unbleached linen with green silk underslip, 1901-2, Misses Leonard, St. Paul, US, Minnesota Historical Society (And a post from the Dreamstress about brown linen)
Wedding Dress 1872, American made of silk
Silk dress, 1909-1911, by Mrs. Dunstan, a well-known New York dressmaker. This high-style dress is a particularly good example of her work and exhibits some of the typical techniques used in that period, such as the bolero-and-vestee configuration of bodice and over-the-shoulder panels. Edwardian Fashion, 1910, Silk Dresses, Fashion Vintage, Vintage Fashion, Historical Fashion, 1900, 1909 1911, 19091911
1909-1911, by Mrs. Dunstan.
Mug shot: Goldie Williams, alias Meg Murphy. Vagrancy, Omaha, Nebraska, 1898
Historic Nebraska Mug Shots, Goldie Williams
Streetsweeper assists a lady crossing the street, 1818, after Vernet. Note that he also has a board that is wheeled on one end to help keep her skirts out of the muck. 1810S Women, Streetsweep Assistant, Regency Britain, Pulp Fashion, Regency Fashion, Regency Era, Lady Crosses, Jane Austen, Regency London
Streetsweeper assists a lady crossing a muddy street