The American Gilded Age era, "New Woman”, in America and England, - wearing her fancy dress costume. ~ The illustration, c.1896, depicts in her dress, the new sports she was a participant in; bicycling, a bicycle lamp on her hat, golf, hunting, and reading the, 'Sporting Tip's'. ~ {cwl}

Fashionista Friday – Women Suffragists of the United States

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Frances Gwendolyn (née Francklyn) Castens] in her Noah's Ark costume, worn when skating, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 189-?. Frances was the daughter of George and Frances Francklyn and the g. grand-daughter of Sir Samuel Cunard. Her headpiece is complemented by a gown sporting appropriate fish, fowl and wildlife. Awesome.

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Semiramis Queen of Assyria ; the Duchess of Devonshire’s Jubilee Costume Ball of 1897

Party time again: Costume Ball 1897

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Countess of Kilmorey, dressed as La Comtesse du Barri, mistress of Louis XV, for the Duchess of Devonshire’s Jubilee Costume Ball of 1897.

Party time again: Costume Ball 1897

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Mrs Reginald Talbot as Valkyrie; the Duchess of Devonshire’s Jubilee Costume Ball of 1897

Party time again: Costume Ball 1897

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Mrs. Paget as Cleopatra, at the Duchess of Devonshire’s Diamond Jubilee Costume Ball, July 2, 1897.

Fashion Monday | Babylon Baroque

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Lady Randolph Churchill (Sir Winston's mother) at 1897 Devonshire Ball in Byzantine Empress Theodora costume by Worth. - From the book "A Century of Fashion" by Jean-Philippe Worth, 1928.

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Miss Goelet as Scheherazade, at Duchess of Devonshire's Costume Ball (1897)

Back to the party: the Duchess of Devonshire's Costume Ball 1897

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The Emperor Napoleon and Josephine as played by Sir Charles and Lady Hartopp. They, or the photographer have caught the ambiguous relationship of the people they are portraying. The Duchess of Devonshire's Diamond Jubilee Ball 1897

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The Duke and Duchess of Portland costumed as the Duke and Duchess of Savoy at the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire's Costume Ball in 1897

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bejeweled stomacher worn by The 1909 Queen of Comus Edna May Hart (Mardi Gras)

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The Devonshire Diamonds: The Coronet, Tiara, & Parure

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Deborah Duchess of Devonshire dressed for her 80th birthday party (via The Telegraph)

The Devonshire Diamonds: The Coronet, Tiara, & Parure

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The Devonshire Diamonds: The Coronet, Tiara, & Parure

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Costume designed by Wilhelm for Adeline Genée as Patty in the ballet ‘The Pretty Prentice’, 1916. Museum no. S.1452-1982

Wilhelm - Victoria and Albert Museum

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La Mode Illustree 1872

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Fancy dress, 1877 France, La Mode Illustree

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Girls Fancy Dress Costume La Mode Illustree' 1870's

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How to Dress (or Undress) like a Mermaid: 1868 to 1921

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1890s fancy dress costume

Fancy dress costume | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Costume for fancy dress ball, Mrs. Dobbs, Melbourne, 1866. Cream-colored silk satin, lined in cotton, with linen pocket. White satin panels of skirt were printed with pages from 13 Melbourne newspapers, including the Age, Argus, Herald, Australasian, Leader Illustrated Australian News, & Punch. Slips inserted between panels show titles of all newspapers. Metal trim or ribbon added to cover skirt seams. Ribbon trim is cotton warp & gold alloy wire weft. Australian Dress Register

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Blue Himalayan Poppy fascinator hat with by EveAndersFashion, €350.00

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womans flower hat - pixie morning glory made to order via Etsy

woman's flower hat - pixie morning glory made to order

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fairy hats | felted flower hat pixie fairy morning glory hat by lalabugdesigns

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