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Satin Wedding Gown, 1898, Made by the Slater Sisters, St. Louis.
1901 Ivory satin wedding gown worn by Olive Freeman Brown. Made by dressmaker Hattrix J. English, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Princess lace over satin wedding gown, c.1910, from the Vintage Textile archives.
Puffy sleeves Anne Shirley would have died for! House of Worth: Wedding dress (C.I.41.14.1) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Evening dress, Nadezhda Lamanova's workshop, Moscow, 1910s. Satin, chiffon, machine lace, tulle, paste, glass beads and bugles; embroidered. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Lucile (British, 1863–1935). Dress, Dance, 1914. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Irene Castle (Mrs. George Enzinger), 1947 (C.I.47.57.1) #dance
1930s beachwear. If my body would look good in this, I'd so wear it to the beach!
Ensemble, Evening House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937) Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, 1895–1972) Date: fall/winter 1949–50 Culture: French Medium: silk, simulated pearls
Wedding ensemble (detail, showing petticoat) by Courvoisier, American, 1870. Silk dress, petticoat, and shoes with leather gloves.
// Geoffrey Beene 1980-1982
something to lounge around in. Tea gown / Jessie Franklin Turner (1926)