19th Century Fashion Timeline by Terrizae.deviantart.com on @deviantart - Click the pin to access a full-sized version!

19th Century Fashion Timeline by Terrizae.deviantart.com on @deviantart - Click the pin to access a full-sized version!

“ This 1989 exhibition of the Brooklyn Museum was called The Opulent Era: Fashions of Worth, Doucet and Pingat, and featured many exquisite works from the greatest couture houses of la belle époque. ”

“ This 1989 exhibition of the Brooklyn Museum was called The Opulent Era: Fashions of Worth, Doucet and Pingat, and featured many exquisite works from the greatest couture houses of la belle époque. ”

Corset, c.1870 Dramatic lighting gives sculptural effect to Victorian undergarment

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Corset, c.1870 Dramatic lighting gives sculptural effect to Victorian undergarment

Mode 1862 fashion plate.  The figure on the right looks like Meg when she's made over at Vanity Fair.

Mode 1862 fashion plate. The figure on the right looks like Meg when she's made over at Vanity Fair.

Day dress, Bon Marché (retailer), Paris, ca. 1897-1900. Wool, crepe, taffeta. Henry Ford Collections

Day dress, Bon Marché (retailer), Paris, ca. 1897-1900. Wool, crepe, taffeta. Henry Ford Collections

English fashion plates from 1801, and French fashion plates from Year 9 (1800-1801) of the French Republican Calendar. All images come from the collection of the Bibliothèque des Arts Décoratifs. www.lesartsdecoratifs.fr/francais/bibliotheque/

English fashion plates from 1801, and French fashion plates from Year 9 (1800-1801) of the French Republican Calendar. All images come from the collection of the Bibliothèque des Arts Décoratifs. www.lesartsdecoratifs.fr/francais/bibliotheque/

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