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Costumes, Historic & Vintage Fashion - 1800's

All sorts of fashion from the 1800's that is more like a costume or piece of art, historic, vintage or museum quality, etc, than regular clothing, shoes and accessories.

1884 - Two-piece dress (bodice and skirt). The bodice closes by a front lacing to reveal lace beneath

Dress, Evening R. H. White & Company  Date: 1885 Culture: American Medium: silk, feathers

Party dress, 2nd half of the 19th century. Silk, gold thread, lace, braid, and silk flowers. Museo de Historia Mexicana

Silk Evening dress by House of Worth, Paris 1882~Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

~A blue and white striped gauze summer gown, circa 1870,

Bonnet 1867, American, Made of straw, silk and velvet

Evening dress, 1895-1899 London, the V Museum

Boots 1880, Made of silk, linen, and satin ~ more for you Ms. Rachael!

A whitework embroidered gown, 1830s, with horizontal gathers, whitework bands to the bodice

Wedding Vest Date: 1840–49 Culture: British Medium: silk, cotton, leather

An 1893 beetle wing embroidered evening dress by Louise Winter, currently in the Museum of London.

Wedding dress, 1884 Canada, McCord Museum

Jacket F. X. Ledoux  (American) Date: 1898–99 Culture: American Medium: wool, silk, metal

1890–1900 Combination drawers and chemise. Linen, silk and lace. The Met 2009.300.2368.

Woman's Bathing Suit, ca. 1888 Woman's Two-Piece Red and Black Vertically Striped Flannel Bathing Suit ca. 1888. Photograph by Cary Horton, 2004. Missouri History Museum, Museum Collections. Acc.# 1956 126 0001. Photograph © 2004, Missouri History Museum. Woman's bathing suit consisting of red and black vertically striped flannel dress and bloomers. Shown with bandana.

Woman's Dressing Gown, European, 1885-90, wool.