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I collect antique & vintage costume & lecture in fashion history. I love to share my passion! Many of the costumes featured here are from the History Wardrobe collection - some are just pictures of coveted garments!

Lucy Adlington
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Vintage and Designer Evening Dresses and Gowns - 14,310 For Sale at 1stdibs

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Purple velvet coat with Medieval-style collar. Entirely covered with d. - - Purple velvet coat with Medieval-style collar. Entirely covered with dramatic sprays of an English wildflower called Sweet Cicely that are h. Medieval Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, 1890s Fashion, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Dresses, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Historical Dress

Coat | Marshall & Snelgrove Ltd | V&A Search the Collections

Marshall and Snelgrove Ltd (1895-1900) Purple velvet coat with Medieval-style collar. Entirely covered with dramatic sprays of an English wildflower called Sweet Cicely that are hand-embroidered in yellow and green silk, with petals of white felt.

NOT "Dido Elizabeth Belle was an illegitimate daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay and an enslaved African woman known as Maria Belle." "Portrait of a Young Woman"Jean Etienne Liotard African History, Women In History, Black History, Art History, European History, Renaissance Kunst, Renaissance Portraits, Posters Vintage, Foto Transfer

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Unknown, once thought to be Jean-Étienne Liotard, Portrait of a Young Woman, late 18th century

Portrait of Lady Frances Courtenay (detail) by Thomas Hudson, Frances Courtenay, wife of William Courtenay, Viscount Courtenay. Aesthetic Painting, Aesthetic Art, Renaissance Kunst, Art Ancien, Princess Aesthetic, Old Paintings, Classical Art, Detail Art, Old Art

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vintage Vogue sewing pattern bikini bra shorts beach swim bathing suit waist 26 bust 32 repro 5392 by LadyMarloweStudios on Etsy Vintage Vogue, Vintage Fashion, 1940's Fashion, Fashion History, Fashion Details, Vintage Bathing Suits, Vintage Swimsuits, Bikini Vintage, Retro Mode

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1940s vintage beachwear pattern featuring a bikini top bathing suit and sarong skirt. Gathered bra knotted at center front and joined to halter band. Fitted shorts button on hip; shadow panel of lining fabric. wrapped skirt tied at left side. Bust 32 Waist 26 Hips 35 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ You will

Cotton Print-Culture: French Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 58 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 36 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1964 Accession Number: b 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Hats, Antique Clothing

Robe à la Française | French | The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Vanity Fair: A Treasure Trove from the Costume Institute," December 15, 1977–September 3, 1978.The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Eighteenth-Century Woman," January 1, 1981–January 2, 1982

1781 'The Sailor's Pleasure' (detail). The British Museum Wm Booth Draper. 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Period Costumes, Antique Clothing, Haute Couture Fashion

1781, The Sailor's Pleasure (detail) at The British Museum Wm Booth Draper | Print Polonaise, dotted fichu/wrap, check apron, quilted petticoat, black silk hat, cap tied under chine

This is an example of one form of dress which became acceptable in the later part of the century. The bodice is more like a jacket, known as a caraco. The informal sensibility about it is relative to the open robes and exposed petticoats of the period 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Fashion, Floral Dresses, Historical Costume

Dress | French | The Met

This is an example of one form of dress which became acceptable in the later part of the 18th century. The bodice is more like a jacket, known as a caraco. The informal sensibility about it is relative to the open robes and exposed petticoats of the period

Magenta day dress of piña cloth (pineapple leaf fibre), dyed with fuchsine; silk plain weave underdress trimmed with silk net; tulle ruching Image and text courtesy MFA Boston. 1800s Fashion, 19th Century Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Era, Vintage Gowns, Mode Vintage, Vintage Outfits, Antique Clothing

Day dress of piña cloth

Dress, American, 1868-1870. Piña cloth; magenta with fine white line check; white tulle ruching around neck and sleeve edges. Sleeves and skirt trimmed with bands of puffed piña bound with magenta silk cloth; magenta silk lining; separate magenta silk underskirt with pocket in right front seam.

The Oregon Regency Society ~ Northwest Chapter: The Regency Lady& Turban Retro Mode, Mode Vintage, Vintage Hats, Regency Dress, Regency Era, Empire Style, Jane Austen, Pride And Prejudice, Vintage Fashion

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Rococo Period Dress - Robe and petticoat - Great Britain, United Kingdom (made) China (painted) Date: (made) Artist/Maker:Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Painted silk, hand-sewn. Victoria and Albert Museum 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Fashion, Retro Mode, Vintage Mode, Victoria And Albert Museum

Sack | V&A Search the Collections

Sack, 1735-1760 (painting) 1760s (sewing). Sack and petticoat made in Great Britain, 1760s, of Chinese export painted silk satin, 1735-60 . Museum Number T.115&A-1953.