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Ensemble Date: ca. 1870 Culture: American Medium: silk, wool
riding habits c. 1872
Riding Habit c. 1870/81 American
riding habit c. 1872
Wedding Ensemble: 1878, American, silk. "While white is now de rigueur for bridal attire, the fashion for white wedding gowns originated only in the late 19th century and was not commonplace until the 20th century. This dress is a good example of the more practical 19th century practice of brides wearing colored gowns for weddings. The wedding dresses could then be worn again for other receptions and social events. A well-made and finely-detailed example of the period, this dress would ha...
Distressed Window Setting. 1876
I'm in love with this gown. ate: ca. 1879 Culture: American Medium: [no medium available] Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Lyall Dean, Mrs. Borden Helmer, and the Estate of Bliss Reed Crocker, in memory of Mrs. William Reed Thompson and Mrs. Edward Reed Bliss, 1965 Accession Number: C.I.65.22.2a, b
Edgar Degas In the Louvre 1879 Crayon
1879 wedding dress
This fashion plate from an 1878 edition of Peterson’s magazine illustrates the simpler, more columnar shape that came into fashion in the late 1870s and early 1880s
House of Worth, dinner dress, ca. 1877
The Customs. 1877 Oil on canvas, by Antonio Mancini (1852-1930)
Portrait of Jeanne Samary, 1877 by Renoir
"Ladies’ and children’s mourning dresses. (1877)"
Dress (Ball Gown) Date: 1876 Culture: French Medium: silk