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Victorian Clothing

Victorian Clothing

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Fripperies and Fobs - Robe à transformation, 1867 From the Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti via Europeana Fashion

Fripperies and Fobs

Collection’s Highlight: Plaid Taffeta Waist Waist, ca. 1835-1845, cotton, silk, L: 26 x W: 10.75in. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, Gift of Dr. Janet Smith, N0141.1974.

The Clothing Project — Collection’s Highlight: Plaid Taffeta Waist ...

Fripperies and Fobs 1860 - 70

Fripperies and Fobs

Evening dress, circa 1860s. From Alexandre Vassiliev's collection. Photos from Brother at Your Side and Vassiliev's Facebook.

Dark green velvet dinner gown, 1845-1849, worn by Sarah Polk

Fashion plate, 1855

Fashion Plates and Ephemera!

Vintage Victorian 1860's Civil War Era Black Silk Bodice Dropped Shoulders | eBay. "The bodice also has a full cotton lining, and there are three stays on the front at the waist that range in size from 3" to 5". The bodice still has all of its original white glass buttons. The bust is 15" (30"). The waist is 11" (22"). The length of the sleeve from the armhole to the cuff is 21". The length from the top of the shoulder to the waist is 13".

Charles Frederick Worth Visite Paris, c. 1885 ‘Off-white silk faille; braid trimming with wooden bead wrapped by silk threads. A visite was a woman’s cape-like outdoor garment, worn in the latter half of the nineteeth century.’ From the book Fashion: The Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute - A History from the 18th to the 20th Century by Akiko Fukai

Walking suit ca. 1870s. Two-piece visiting dress in 2 shades of gray silk faille. Skirt has short train and is worn with bustle. Triangular pocket on right side of skirt, trimmed with buttons & cord lacing, was designed to hold parasol. Indianapolis Museum of Art

Wm E Kilburn, Hand-tinted Quarter-plate Daguerreotype of a Young Woman, probably 1840s

Tinted baby in hat closeup. by Mirror Image Gallery, via Flickr

Twins - and I adore her hair - I'm going to guess late 1850s

Girl's Victorian c.1860 Taffeta Dress. I love how the buttons are incorporated into the hem trim.

Embroidery on a great gown of the 19th century follows Russian folk patterns

Русский народный костюм - Страница 12 - Беседка

Detail from a CDV of a girl with her kitten

Antique Photo Album Post Mortem Photography

Girl in Straw Hat HILL AND ADAMSON, b.1802-1870 and 1821-1848 Camera Work Proof, 1912 21.5 x 15.8 cm Photogravure

  • Katie Grinn
    Katie Grinn

    I love her she's going to kill and eat the photographer!

Postilian in the back, Really helped to show a narrow waist.

1860s Red, Blue & Green Plaid Bodice

2012-08-25 KSMF - Linsey-wooley striped day dress with black braid (to imitate a bolero) (American), circa 1862.

Peterson Magazine Dec 1861

Peterson Magazine

Man’s embroidered silk vest, 1853. This beautifully embroidered fabric was executed in Canton, China and purchased there in 1851 by Louis Manigault (1828-1899) while he was traveling around the world. It was made in to a ball and dinner vest in Charleston. The lining fabric bears the Manigault name in Chinese characters. Charleston Museum.

An unusual blonde Chantilly lace jacket c.1860


Reception gown, Jane E. Turner, New York, 1877. Two-piece dress of claret-colored velvet and taffeta with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery. Asymmetrically trimmed with draped swags, knotted cotton fringe and self-fabric bows. Hand- and machine-sewn. Miss Turner charged the client $128.33 for the dress, which she wore at a White House reception. Minnesota Historical Society

1860s Little Girls in Plaid Dresses Coats Fur Hats Muff CDV | eBay