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Dress in (Historical) Style

A collection of historical costumes.


Dress in (Historical) Style

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Court gown worn by the Empress Maria Feodorovna, 1870s. Photo: Hermitage Museum.

Dress of the Week - Maria Feodorovna - Madame Guillotine

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Mourning dress belonging to the Empress Maria Feodorovna, 1880s. Photo: State Hermitage Museum.

Dress of the Week - Maria Feodorovna - Madame Guillotine

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Royal Ontario Museum: "Grand habit" or court robe with train, "en fourreau", and petticoat, said to belong to Marie-Antoinette of France Attributed to the dressmaker Marie-Jean "Rose" Bertin (1747 - 1813) Silk satin, applique, embroidered with metal threads, chenille, sequins and applied glass pastes 1780's, altered in 1870's Bourbon; Louis XVI Area of Origin: France

Royal Ontario Museum: "Grand habit" or court robe with train, "en fourreau", and petticoat, said to belong to Marie-Antoinette of France Attributed to the dressmaker Marie-Jean "Rose" Bertin (1747 - 1813) Silk satin, applique, embroidered with metal threads, chenille, sequins and applied glass pastes 1780's, altered in 1870's Bourbon; Louis XVI Area of Origin: France

Royal Ontario Museum: Woman's overdress or robe à la française with petticoat Spitalfield Brocaded silk trimmed with lace, gauze and silk flowers circa 1780-1785 Georgian; George III Area of Origin: England

18th-century-court-gown-cloth-of-silver. Lavish wedding gown worn by Hedwig Elizabeth Charlotte Holstein-Gottorp when she married her cousin, the future King Charles XIII of Sweden on the 7th of July 1774, Hedwig’s exquisite gown of silver tissue and lace, which accentuated her dainty 19″ waist, was made for her in Paris.

Marie Antoinette's wedding dress - Madame Guillotine

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Doublet and trunk-hose of Don Garzia de' Medici, 1562, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze

Dress of Isabela Clara Eugenie, on the statue of Virgin Marz, 1598, Domschatzkammer Aachen, Toledo, oronoz.com

Early 15th c gold brocade dress of Margareta (1353 – 1412), Queen of Denmark, Sweden, Norway. The world's only preserved ball gown from the Middle Ages has been at Uppsala Cathedral since the 1600s.

Treasury - Svenska kyrkan - Uppsala domkyrkoförsamling

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Charles X Gustav of Sweden (1622-1660) Collection of the Royal Armoury. 1647.

There are two actual survivals of artefacts that we know Empress Matilda owned in her lifetime. One is a dalmatic (robe) of red-gold silk, still preserved today in the Parish church of Ambazac. C12th.

Doublet of Giovanni Battista Ligoza | c. 1555.

Dress of Pfalzgrafin Dorothea Sabina, 1598

Doublet Date: ca. 1580 Culture: European Medium: silk, metallic thread, brass Dimensions: Length at CB: 22 3/4 in. (57.8 cm) Credit Line: Catherine Breyer Van Bomel Foundation Fund, 1978 Accession Number: 1978.128 This artwork is not on display

Doublet | European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Ball gown, Worth, 1886. Ivory silk satin with woven flowers of multicolored silk velvet, trimmed with green silk velvet. Centraal Museum, Utrecht

French silk evening dress, circa 1865.

Dress | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Ball gown, worn by the young queen Victoria to the Stewart Ball in 1851.

Sumptuous: The dress the Queen wore to take the throne.

The Worshipful Company of Glovers of London - A duplicate of the coronation glove worn by King Edward VII, 9th August 1902 of white kid leather, grain side up, lined with crimson satin, the separately worked gauntlet in raised gold purl threads, couched twisted purl threads and sequins with acanthus leaves, vines and stylised lilies, with raised-work coat of arms in red,white and blue silks with gold purl edging and red velvet kingly crown, 37 cm long.

The Worshipful Company of Glovers of London - fine pair of embroidered men's gauntlet gloves, circa 1615 – 25, of white doeskin stained buff, the gauntlets lined in salmon pink silk, worked in gold and silver purl wire and polished threads with griffins and camels, within arches and foliate scrolls, spangled with sequins, edged in silver and gold fringes with pink selvedge braid edge.

Glovers of London - ladies single glove of cream leather, circa 1600 – 1620, with long extended fingers, the gauntlet with eight deep round tabs of dark blue satin embroidered in coloured silks, gold thread and seed pearls, edged with metallic lace, the design incorporating bunches of grapes, blue cornflowers and other floral motifs alternating with the pelican in its piety, wrist trimmed with ruched pink silk ribbon edged with metallic lace, spangles and pink silk lining.

The Worshipful Company of Glovers of London - rly pair of embroidered gloves with long extended fingers, circa 1595 - 1605, of white leather dyed buff, suede side uppermost, separately worked deep and wide gauntlets, each with nine shallow scalloped shaped tabs edged in long fringes terminating in sequins, each worked in silks and metal threads with assorted fruit or flowerheads, the main panel with delicately coiling gold strip tendrils enclosing phoenix rising from the flames. 37cm long.

A Coronation Glove, Elizabeth I. White alum tawed sueded leather, left hand gauntlet glove. Prix seams, all hand sewn. The cuff is decorated with silver thread, purl and sequins, and silk satin inserts in a stylized design showing an Orb, flowers and leaves. Lined. The cuff is lined with dark cream/beige silk fabric. Turned top, with the silk lining hiding the seams inside. The edge of the cuff is trimmed with twisted thread fringing.

Gloves Worn by Charles I c 1625-1649. Cream/yellow leather, gloves. Whip- stitched seams, by hand using fine silk thread. The glove is attached to gauntlets consisting of eight rounded tabs covered with ivory silk satin, embroidered with flowers in coloured silks and gold metal thread. The join where the gauntlet and glove meet is hidden beneath a band of ruched pink silk ribbon edged with gold bobbin lace with sequins. Lined, only at tabs.

The Coronation Gloves of Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Elizabeth II kept at Dents

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