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Blouse and Skirt1900sMusée Galliera de la Mode de la Ville de... (OMG that dress!)

Bust improvers - ca. 1910 This site takes me back to a project I did in Uni "the history of underwear" a fascinating study!

Georges Seurat (French, 1859–1891). Study for "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte," 1884. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Sam A. Lewisohn, 1951 (51.112.6) | This is Seurat’s final study for his monumental painting of Parisians at leisure on an island in the Seine (Art Institute of Chicago). #paris

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.

Dress (back view): 1880, French, cotton. Worn in the painting, "Dans la serre" by Albert Bartholomé (1848-1928) by this wife, Prospérie (1849-1887). © Musée dOrsay, dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Patrice Schmidt