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New York circa 1909. "High school graduates wearing dollar dresses." Note plunging neckline, scandalously exposed ankles and elbows.

Dollar Dresses: 1909

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  • Victoria Pagliughi Dvorak
    Victoria Pagliughi Dvorak

    Those dresses look like lingerie dresses I've read about.

Fashionista: 1915. Washington, D.C., circa 1915. "Miss Elsie Walker." Whose fetching features are only enhanced by her chic chapeau. Harris & Ewing.

Fashionista: 1915

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Some more beautiful blouses. Washington, D.C., circa 1905. "Central High School Orchestra."

Music Club: 1905

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Seamstress - what pretty lace

Seamstress | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive

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Some beautiful shirtwaists. (Visit website for larger size.) Washington ca. 1905. "Business High." Harris & Ewing glass neg.

Class Photo: 1905

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Miss E.G. Winship: 1909

Miss Winship: 1909

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Slubby navy wool 1910-1915 walking suit. Imaginative closure design on the jacket with velvet cuffs and collar, lined in silk satin, with old label. Back closing skirt with top stitched asymmetrical pleat across skirt and along the hem.

All The Pretty Dresses: Zig Zag Edwardian Blue Suit

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Lilac dress, Barcelona, ca. 1910-12. Silk, cotton, bugle beads, hand embroidery. Textile Museum & Documentation Center of Terrassa (IMATEX)

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From the Stickley Museum's fascinating blog, this scene is "Visiting & Receiving." Left: plum ribbed silk faille with chemical lace detailing, ca. 1911. Center: pale yellow ribbed silk with china silk front, ca. 1911. Right: dark lilac printed silk decorated with chain stitch embroidery, ca. 1911. See www.stickleymuseu... for lots of other interesting info.

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"Latest Shirtwaists and Skirts," from Needlecraft magazine, May 1916.

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Gracieuse. Geïllustreerde Aglaja, 1910, aflevering 10, pagina 164/9

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Art Nouveau Brooch with Enameling, .9"x1". 1890-1915.

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Art Nouveau Brooch with Enameling, pearls, and 17 diamonds (1890-1915), 1.25" x 2.25".

Art Nouveau Museum at Joden Jewelry

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1916 Becoming Skirts for Stout Women, Sears catalog by mcudeque, via Flickr

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    Debby Hammack

    I could use one of those!

Gracieuse. Geïllustreerde Aglaja, 1915, aflevering 21, pagina 16/5

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Dard Hunter jewelry - Tasteful for all occasions, this reproduction jewelry based on the 1909 originals will be immediately recognizable for those in the know. Composed of sterling silver and lapis. $274.95.

Dard Hunter jewelry

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Rare signed Reedcraft Arts and Crafts era leather tooled floral jeweled purse handbag 1910's $160.

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Pink wool suit, 1906. Two pieces, trimmed with pink ribbon and lace. Made by dressmaker Julia Tomasek, St. Paul, Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society Collections.

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Lace Border, 1943-44-3, ca. 1900 | Collection of Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Medium: linen Technique: bobbin lace. Its dimensions are: H x W: 15-3/8" x 3-3/4" Repeat H: 1"

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Sequined tulle/satin dinner dress, c.1918 $1200. The black satin under dress has two layers of sequined tulle on the skirt. The sequined tulle over dress is open to the waist on one side, revealing the layered underskirt. The waist has a wide inner petersham. The dress closes in back with hooks and snaps. When you see the elaborate overlapping of layers that require snaps, you will understand why a lady needed the help of a maid in order to dress.

Designer Clothing at Vintage Textile: #7416 Hanae Mori dress

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Hand-embroidered linen blouse & skirt, c.1915 $850. Both pieces are hand embroidered with blue and white daisy-style flowers. The highly textured design is a pleasing arrangement of padded satin stitch, French knots, and cross stitch. The blouse and skirt can be worn together as a dress or as separates.

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Hand-embroidered linen blouse & skirt, c.1915 $850. Both pieces are hand embroidered with blue and white daisy-style flowers. The highly textured design is a pleasing arrangement of padded satin stitch, French knots, and cross stitch. The blouse and skirt can be worn together as a dress or as separates. The blouse measures: 40" bust, 36" waist, and 18" from shoulder to hem. The skirt measures: 30" waist, 42" hip, and 35" length.

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Beaded metallic brocade evening bag, c.1912 $750. This beaded evening bag belonged to a member of the famous Drexel Wharton family. The bag is fashioned from metallic silver and gold brocaded silk. It is embellished with an Art Nouveau pattern of bronzed gold bullion, faux pearls, and glittering rhinestones. The silver clasp has tiny rhinestones and green glass beads. Lined with ivory silk, the stylish bag has an inner pocket and an attached change purse. It measures: 5" wide by 6" tall.

Edwardian Clothing at Vintage Textile: #7178 Metallic evening bag

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Rolled brim brown velvet hat, c.1900-1910 $850.

Edwardian clothing at Vintage Textile: #4106 lady's hat

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Beaded black lace dress, c.1918 $1400.The dress is constructed with layers of lace and tulle over a black satin lining; and it closes on the side front with small snaps and hooks. The bodice and skirt front are embellished with jet-black beads and sequins, adding sparkle to the black-on-black design. Masterfully applying the principle of contrast, the designer uses color only on the black satin cummerbund, which is embroidered with three shades of blue silk floss and gold tone beads.

Edwardian clothing at Vintage Textile: #7237 lace dress

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