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Oh, Wow! This 1904 dress from the American Metropolitan Museum of Art uses a needlelace layer as fabric and embroiders and appliques over top. Incredible!

Queen Elizabeth I – was the only surviving child of King Henry VIII of England and his second wife Anne Boleyn. See Queen Elizabeth I in Portraits. Princesa Elizabeth, Lady Elizabeth, Elizabeth Howard, Elizabeth First, Elizabeth Young, Anne Boleyn, Mary Boleyn, Costume Renaissance, Renaissance Clothing

William Scrots (active 1537-53) - Elizabeth I when a Princess

This painting is the finest and most compelling portrait of Elizabeth I before her accession. It conveys her beauty, dignity, gentleness and learning. Although it was probably painted for her father, Henry VIII, it is first recorded in the collection of her half-brother, Edward VI, where it is described as the picture of the Ladye Elizabeth her grace with a booke in her hande her gowne like crymsen clothe. In 1547 Princess Elizabeth sent a portrait of herself to her brother (the future…

The most glamorous of all Queen Victoria’s surviving clothes, this costume was inspired by the court of Charles II. The rich brocade of the underskirt was woven in Benares. The lace of the berthe is a copy of seventeenth-century Venetian raised-point Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Reine Victoria, Queen Victoria, Victoria Series, Vestidos Vintage, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Medieval Dress

Eugene-Louis Lami (1800-90) - Queen Victorias Costume for the Stuart Ball

The most glamorous of all Queen Victoria’s surviving clothes, this costume was inspired by the court of Charles II. The rich brocade of the underskirt was woven in Benares. The lace of the berthe is a copy of seventeenth-century Venetian raised-point needle lace, probably made in Ireland and perhaps acquired at the Great Exhibition.Text adapted from Victoria & Albert: Art & Love, London, 2010

Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia Daughter of James VI and I & Anne of Denmark. Wife to Frederick V, Elector Palatine. Portrait by Daniel Mytens, Henrietta Maria, House Of Stuart, Royal Collection Trust, Mary Queen Of Scots, Herzog, Historical Clothing, Fashion History, Adele, Family Portraits

Daniel Mytens (c. 1590-1647) - Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia (1596-1662)

The daughter of James I, Elizabeth Stuart married Frederick V, Elector Palatine, in 1613 and took up residence at Heidelberg Castle, where a magnificent garden was created for her. In 1619 Frederick was offered the throne of Bohemia, where the couple reigned until their defeat at the Battle of the White Mountain in 1620. The brevity of their reign earned them the nicknames Winter King and Winter Queen. The couple spent their remaining years in exile in the Dutch Republic, though Queen…

Queen Victoria’s Costume for the Stuart Ball, 1851 Designed by Eugène Louis Lami The Stuart Ball was themed to the Court of Charles II. This gown is the most glamorous of all Queen Victoria’s. 1850s Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Reine Victoria, Queen Victoria, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Historical Dress, Glamour

Eugene-Louis Lami (1800-90) - Queen Victorias Costume for the Stuart Ball

The most glamorous of all Queen Victoria’s surviving clothes, this costume was inspired by the court of Charles II. The rich brocade of the underskirt was woven in Benares. The lace of the berthe is a copy of seventeenth-century Venetian raised-point needle lace, probably made in Ireland and perhaps acquired at the Great Exhibition.Text adapted from Victoria & Albert: Art & Love, London, 2010

Marcus Gheerearts the Younger Portrait of Anne of Denmark, Queen of England Royal Collection. Anne Of Denmark, Adele, Royal Collection Trust, Queen Of England, Power Dressing, Portraits, Portrait Paintings, Historical Clothing, Historical Costume

Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (c. 1561-1636) - Anne of Denmark (1574-1619)

Anne of Denmark, consort to King James VI and I, is here shown richly dressed with an ostrich feather fan just visible in her right hand. Her jewellery includes three long ropes of pearls and several diamond brooches, including a crowned S and C4. Inscribed in the background with the motto: La mia grandezza dal eccelso (My greatness is from on high) which was a favourite with the Queen. The format is three-quarter length although the composition suggests it has been cut down at some point…

Ollivier Henry, "Grand habit" costume inspired to an century dress, Photo Ollivier Henry 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, 17th Century, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing

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birdcagewalk: “ ornamentedbeing:Ollivier Henry, « Grand habit », d’inspiration habit de cour du XVIIIe siècle, 2011. ”

white christmas costumes The back of my wedding dress, more famously worn by Rosemary Clooney on the movie, quot; White Christmas Dress, White Christmas Movie, Christmas Dresses, Christmas Wedding, Christmas Eve, Rosemary Clooney, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion

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This is my favorite part of the movie... My sister is my best friend, I have so many memories singing this song with her! This d...

Queen Elizabeth I by Nicholas Hilliard (artist) currently at The British Museum Queen Elizabeth Daughter, Royal Collection Trust, Miniature Portraits, Miniature Paintings, Plantagenet, Casa Real, European Paintings, Tudor History, Beautiful Castles

Nicholas Hilliard (1547-1619) - Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603)

The ageing Elizabeth is idealised as Astraea, the goddess described in Virgils Fourth Eclogue as presiding over the classical golden age. Artists and poets, such as Edmund Spenser, linked Astraeas qualities of eternal youth and justice with Elizabeth I, reinforcing by this association the cult of the Virgin Queen. The full range of Hilliards capabilities as an artist is evident in his portraits of Elizabeth I (1533-1603; r. 1558-1603), who occupied the English throne for much of his active…

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