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"Napoleon and Empire of Fashion"
Headless Portraits From the 19th Century
Irene Castle; c.1910
Victorian mourning dress illustration.
The woman in this photograph is dressed in mourning for her husband. She is wearing a brooch that holds his photograph, a popular style in Victorian mourning jewelry.
Housecoat c.1865 - The Musee de'l'Impression sur Etoffes civil war era fashion
American, ca. 1860.
Dress, 1901-1903. American. Wool. Met Museum
Mourning dress, 1860s
White cotton. Petticoat: gathered to fixed waistband,deep border of eyelet at hem. Chemise: wide neck, eyelet ruffle, short sleeve. American, 1838-1842. Kent State University Museum.
Dinner Dress by Lord and Taylor, 1877–83
Lace-trimmed Dress, 1870's Adafesio
Evening dress House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1898–1900 Culture: French Medium: silk, cotton
Evening Coat, Jean-Philippe Worth, 1902, The Met
Corset 1820s- America; White corset of quilted cotton satin with soft busk and bone Dimension: 80 cm (bust) / 49 cm (waist). Kyoto Costume Institute
Evening Gown, 1880
Corset Cover, ca. 1880
Corset 1880s- France; Blue silk satin; steel busk; bone. Dimension: 76 cm (bust) / 49 cm (waist) Kyoto Costume Institute
sisters- notice the "lapel" style dress. Very lovely!
c1900 House of Worth
1895 tea gown by Worth
1913 Lampshade Tunic - Paul Poiret