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Evening dress House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne 1825–1895 Paris) Date: ca. 1882 Repinned by www.lecastingparisien.com

Officier de l'compagnies franches de la marine en Nouvelle-France, circa 1735

Young Milkmaid Anne Claude Philippe de Tubières, Comte de Caylus (French, Paris 1692–1765 Paris) Artist: After Edme Bouchardon (French, Chaumont 1698–1762 Paris) Date: 1737

1787 Jeune Dame vetue d'une rodingotte boutonnée jusqu'en bas avec des boutons a la mode: elle est coeffée d'un bonnet-chapeau.

Need to do something like this for outfits for myself and the Household. ALL the pieces, all from the same time period, all documentable.

Hood from Greenland, 14th century, Danish national museum, Copenhagen

Sideless Surcoat: ca. 1244 of "Arabian brocade" belonging to Leonara of Aragon. In the possession of the Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas, near Burgo.

Elizabethan period costume - corseted elizabethan-shaped bodice constructed in an elaborate brocade, embellished with further beading and faux fur. The main skirt was in a deep cream silk, opening at the front to show a brocade panel, enhanced with pearls.