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I think you need one of these outfits ;) Burgundy Regency Coat over your shoulders and cut a gallant figure at your next festive event. Designed in the cut-away style found in early 19th century fashion, this men’s coat is ideal with our Fall Front Trousers for a true period look.

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1948, Jacques Fath state dress made of slipper satin embroidered with sequins and beads, Paris. Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK. Looks very similar to the 1865-75 bustle dresses. (Information from: The Costume Society UK) *prior information removed from pin because of message received. I believe the prior information was talking about the look being similar to the 1865-75 bustle dresses. Orignal pin did not have the additional information that was gathered by The Costume Society UK…

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Evening Gown -- House of Worth -- French -- 1893-95 -- Silk -- Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute

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Dress. Date: ca. 1885. Culture: American. Medium: silk, rhinestones, metal. Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 23 in. (58.4 cm). Length at CB (b): 43 in. (109.2 cm).

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I love this. I really wish the source link worked so that I could find out more about it and what collection it is in. | WALKING SUIT: BODICE AND SKIRT Circa 1890

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CREAM SILK LACE VEIL, MID 19TH C~Silk reseau w/ hand embroidered & drawnwork silk toile, design of flower garlands, bows, & drawnwork catouches

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Silk Evening Dress, 1885, American, R.H. White & Co. The bustle silhouette, though primarily associated with the 2nd half of the 19th century, originated in earlier fashions as a simple bump, as with late-17th/early-18th century mantuas and late-18th/early-19th century Empire dresses. The full-blown bustle had its first Victorian debut in the late 1860s, starting as a fullness in skirts moving to the rear. This fullness was drawn up in ties to enable walking, which created a fashionable…

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