Visiting dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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House of Worth - Period Fashion at its best
Charles Frederick Worth is widely considered to be the father of haute couture . Born in Engla nd in 1825, he moved to Paris in 1845 and af...
Green 1860's Dress with Stripes
From the seller: Emerald Green and Black Striped Silk Afternoon Dress with Velvet Trim 1865-1870 This is a two Piece afternoon dress with the original matching self-fabric belt. It is a museum deaccession and has the museum's acquisition numbers and donor identification. This dress was filmed for the History Channel's American Pickers Civil War special that aired June, 2011 (see photograph with Mike Wolf and Frank Fritz) and is on the cover of the 2011 printing of Sisters of the Confederacy…
Dress worn by wife of Fort Snelling commander : Collections Online
Green brocade and watered silk dress with black velvet stripes, buttons, and floral design; machine-stitched. Worn by the wife of General Robert N. MacLaren, commander at Fort Snelling from 1862-1865.
Dress | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
By 1866 fashion had decreed that the fullness of the skirt hsould be gathered up somewhat at the back, and that an overskirt should be added to the full skirt. In 1868 the great expanse of the skirt narrowed considerably at the side, giving a much straighter silhouette in front; the fullness now moved to center back, where the primary shaping was provided by the bustle
Dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Costumes - 18th and 19th Century," March 1955–August 1955.The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Vanity Fair: A Treasure Trove from the Costume Institute," December 15, 1977–September 3, 1978
Ensemble | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ensemble Date: ca. 1870 Culture: American Medium: silk, wool Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession Number: C.I.53.72.5a–d