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Dress, 1904 From the Museum of Arts and Crafts - Fripperies and Fobs

China Silk Tea Gown, 1890s

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This evening gown is a delicate confection of silk satin, silk tulle, and thousands of hand-tinted and hand-embroidered glass bugle beads. It was once owned by the internationally famous beauty Consuelo Vanderbilt (1877–1964), who at the time she donned this creation was the 9th Duchess of Marlborough.

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White silk mull dress trimmed with tan lace. Made by dressmaker Mary Molloy, St. Paul, Minnesota. Dates: Creation: 1898 - 1906

18th century gloves

Tambour embroidered tulle evening cape, c.1920, from the Vintage Textile archives.

“ This 1989 exhibition of the Brooklyn Museum was called The Opulent Era: Fashions of Worth, Doucet and Pingat, and featured many exquisite works from the greatest couture houses of la belle époque. ”

Fripperies and Fobs

1900 Evening Dress: silk taffeta and chiffon with lace insertions and applied chiffon flowers embroidered with metallic thread and hundreds of vertical pintucks; thousands of sequins cover the gown in vertical rows.

1914 Evening dress, France: pink silk/net with sequins and trimmed with clusters of glass beads (a later addition). Via Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.

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    Chris Schafer

    Those gals knew how to dress!


Suit, c. 1904

Suit | American or European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

POINT DE GAZ EVENING GOWN, WORN IN 1933. This just makes me weak in the knees. Stunning.


Popular style of the late Edwardian period.

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French micro-beaded evening bag, 1930s

1920s Clothing at Vintage Textile: #2802 Lace tea dress

Beautiful fabrics and detailing. Portrait of a Lady Blue 1880s bodice: jenneliserose.blo...

Jennelise: Movie Costumes

Dress Date: 1880–85 Culture: American Medium: silk

Dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1910s Champagne and Aqua Dress 1910s.

Lace and Net Tea Gown, circa 1906

1890 Evening dress

vintage lace petticoat

A stunning 1890’s Bell Epoch area striped silk chiffon dress that has recently been de-accessioned from a museum collection. The cataloging tag and museum name is stitched inside the dress.

Belle Epoch 1890's Stripe Silk Chiffon Dress w/Provenance

House of Worth Dress, Evening, back ca. 1910