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
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 a muddy street
Gold turban ornament worked in kundan technique and set with emeralds and diamonds, the reverse with champlevé and overpainted enamel North India or Deccan, 2nd half 11th century AH/2nd half 17th century CE 17.4 cm high; 5.25 cm wide
Fragment of Blackwork - ca. 1590 - British - MET (New York)
Coif - MET (New York)
Noah’s Ark Skating Costume, Halifax, Nova Scotia, ca. 1890s.
Another later dress (1867) I used as I envisioned Clare, who I imagined as liking this crisper, more military-inspired kind of cord or braid trim. Some of this military-inspired type of dress decoration became fashionable thanks to conflicts such as the Crimean War, which stirred British patriotism.
Afternoon dress Medium: White cotton piqué and black cotton cording Date: 1867 Country: USA Credit: Museum Purchase
"Mary Boteler", by John Hoppner, 1786, The Higgins Art Gallery & Museum, Bedford
Charles Frederick Worth (French, born England, 1825–1895) and House of Worth (French, 1858–1956). Evening dresses, 1887 and 1892. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mr. Orme Wilson and Mr. R. Thornton Wilson in memory of their mother, Mrs. Caroline Schermerhorn Astor Wilson, 1949 (C.I.49.3.25a,b)