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Historical Clothing 1800's

Historical Clothing 1800's

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House of Worth, Silk Dress with Fringe Trim, Paris, 1870s. Look at the little bow at the back, above the train and bustle.

Redingote, 1810’s From the Royal Armory and Hallwyll Museum

Fripperies and Fobs

Redingote - c1805-1810, cotton, buttons. Object Number: GAL1952.5.103


Dinner dress, Mrs. Clow, Banbury, England, ca. 1895. Cream and black lace, silk, sequins, & tulle, all handworked. Pocket in skirt. Back of train has cord with which the wearer could lift & carry it. Antique-Gown

12-piece wedding ensemble, Louise Loomis Burrell, Little Falls, NY, 1868. Under-bodice, white organdy; Fitted bodice of Valenciennes lace, pink ribbon-trimmed jacket, trained skirt and overskirt. Sarah Elizabeth Gallery/ebay

Dress Date: 1854–56 Culture: British Medium: silk

Dress | British

'Day after' wedding dress 1875.

Dress ca. 1875

Fripperies and Fobs

Day dress, late 1850's, French.


Day dress ca. 1873-75. Two pieces. White cotton gauze printed with pink polka dots and solid pink ribbon underskirt; pink & white striped overdress. Gemeentemuseum den Haag via Europeana Fashions

White jaconet muslin dress, dated 1860s, Danish, National Museet collection: 29/1937. Site in Danish. - mange museer i et - Nationalmuseet

Blog post with lots of lovely catalog pictures from 1880

1885 fashion plate

Vintage Victorian: 1880s Evening Dress

Day dress, ca. 1845, Australian. Muslin printed with floral motif.

A8753 Day dress, white muslin, printed with scattered floral motifs and pink roses, the sleeves trimmed with three narrow rose-printed flounces and the skirt with five deep flounces, Australia, c. 1845 (AF). - Powerhouse Museum Collection

1805 Regency gown-Be still my heart!

Dress ca. 1876, possibly modified in early 1880s. Silk taffeta in cinnamon brocade figured with ivory floral sprays. Bodice has low curved basque in front and broad pleats in back, is edged in ruffled pleats & lined in ivory satin. Borders trimmed with velvet ribbon. Separate skirt has ruched & pleated conical pocket in front lined in ivory. Kerry Taylor Auctions

Tea gown, Philadelphia, ca. 1892. Beige silk lined with yellow silk satin; yellow underskirt. Hand-embroidered with daffodils. Small glass beads form the center of the flowers. Front opening with hook & eye fasteners. American Museum in Britain

Worth and Bobergh silk evening dress with nipped waist and full skirt. French, 1862-65.

Worth and Bobergh | Evening ensemble | French

Silk dress ca. 1880

Dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ballgown, the Netherlands, ca. 1870-75. Silk trimmed with satin, 2 pieces. Bodice has low, oval neck, very short, tight sleeves, empire waist, and trailing queue; white cotton lining. Skirt has pleated linen waistband, closing behind with hooks & eyes. Vertical ruffles sewn onto lower half. Mode Museum, Antwerp, via Europeana Fashion

Evening dressvening dress Designer: Mme. Olympe (American, born France, 1830) Date: ca. 1865 Culture: American Medium: silk, mother-of-pearl

Mme. Olympe | Evening dress | American