Kendra Van Cleave

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Revue de la Mode 1877

Revue de la Mode 1877

Dinner dress, Black and cream dovetail striped dinner dress with cream and black lace at neck, front and trimming the set in straight sleeves. Black glass faceted buttons at front. Full length skirt with central pleated cream silk panel and black ribbon detail. c. 1880  http://shop.nzfashionmuseum.org.nz/collections/books/products/black-in-fashion-wearing-the-colour-black-in-new-zealand

ravensquiffles: “Dinner dress, Black and cream dovetail striped dinner dress with cream and black lace at neck, front and trimming the set in straight sleeves. Black glass faceted buttons at front.

Dinner dress (Unknown) c. 1880s Australia. National Trust of Australia (Vic) Gift by Mrs S W Finlayson 1987 Photograph: GRACIE

Dinner dress (Unknown) c. National Trust of Australia (Vic) Gift by Mrs S W Finlayson 1987 Photograph: GRACIE

black and white striped dinner dress c. 1880 - LOVELY DETAILS! On Australian museum site see the wedding corset (intricate embroidery detail WITH PURPOSE), beautiful FEATHER (yes, feathers!) in a corsage lasting almost 125 yrs, and repurposed wedding gown (only top shown) from 1866 to 1896 (in Blue!!, not white - not fashionable for wedding gowns until later in Victorian??)

black and white striped dinner dress c. 1880 - On Australian museum site see the wedding corset (intricate embroidery detail) beautiful FEATHER in a corsage lasting almost 125 yrs, and repurposed wedding gown (only top shown) from 1866 to 1896

Black and cream dovetail striped dinner dress, Melbourne (?), ca. 1880, with cream and black lace at neck, front and trimming the set in straight sleeves. Black glass faceted buttons at front. Full length skirt with central pleated cream silk panel and black ribbon detail. A crin or petticoat made from horsehair is attached to the interior skirt.

ravensquiffles: “Dinner dress, Black and cream dovetail striped dinner dress with cream and black lace at neck, front and trimming the set in straight sleeves. Black glass faceted buttons at front.

ravensquiffles: “Dinner dress, Black and cream dovetail striped dinner dress with cream and black lace at neck, front and trimming the set in straight sleeves. Black glass faceted buttons at front.

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ANTONIO D'UBERTINO VERDI, CALLED IL BACCHIACCA ; PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG WOMAN WITH A FUR COLLAR ; OIL ON PANEL

ANTONIO D'UBERTINO VERDI, CALLED IL BACCHIACCA ; PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG WOMAN WITH A FUR COLLAR ; OIL ON PANEL

Follower of Thomas Gainsborough R.A. PORTRAIT OF A LADY HOLDING A SPANIEL Sotheby's

Follower of Thomas Gainsborough R.A. PORTRAIT OF A LADY HOLDING A SPANIEL Sotheby's