1850  Wedding Dress. Silk embroidered with metallic embroidery. Livrustkammaren Museum - mattiostling.se suzilove.com

Wedding Dress, Closer Detail: silk embroidered with metallic embroidery. Looks to have been inspired by Queen Victoria's wedding dress. thought you would be interested in seing this dress k Kate

1850 ca.  Block Printed Indian Glazed Fabric, Arborescent Design, French.  suzilove.com

Glorious antique French mid century Indienne / arborescent design printed chintz fabric ~ amazing floral and swaying branch design.

Dress Lifter. Women relied on these little tongs worn on a chatelaine to hoist up their skirt hems when crossing dirty streets.

Unique Victorian Pendants

silver-plated Dress Lifter Tongs featuring the pantomime character Pierrot. Women relied on these little tongs to hoist up their skirt hems when crossing dirty streets.

1845 ca.   Evening Ensemble, British. Pale gold silk, V-waisted, full skirt, scooped neckline and short sleeves.  metmuseum.org         suzilove.com

1845 British Silk Evening Dress Image via Met Museum.

1840-1860 ca.  Fichu, American. Cotton and silk and with beautiful embroidery at the hem.   via Metropolitan Museum New York City, U.S.A.  metmuseum.org  suzilove.com

Fichu Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton, silk

1840-1860 ca.  Fichu, American. Cotton and silk and with beautiful embroidery at the hem.   via Metropolitan Museum New York City, U.S.A.  metmuseum.org  suzilove.com

Fichu Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton, silk

1841  Wedding Dress, British.  Block-printed cotton. Worn by Sarah Maria Wright (1817-1908) for her marriage to Daniel Neal (1816-1907) on July 27, 1841 at St. Nicholas' Church in Skirbeck, Lincolnshire.  Type of dress wife of rural labourer wore and then used for Sunday best or handed down. Few survive because they were not packed away like more elaborate wedding finery.    collections.vam.ac.uk           suzilove.com

Wedding dress

Sarah Maria Wright – wore this dress for her marriage to Daniel Neal – on 27 July 1841 at St. Nicholas' Church in Skirbeck, Lincolnshire.

1845-1855 ca. Wedding Ensemble.   English Tarlatan, silk ribbon, fringe, cotton…

1845-1855 ca. Wedding Ensemble. English Tarlatan, silk ribbon, fringe, cotton…

1841-1843 ca.  Woman's Dress (Wedding) American. collections.lacma.org   suzilove.com

A very pretty 1841 wedding dress.

1843 - La mode pendant quarante ans de 1830 à 1870 by Louis Colas

1843 - La mode pendant quarante ans de 1830 à 1870 by Louis Colas

1840-1870 ca. Brown Boots, British.  Ladies brown glacé leather ankle boots with elasticated sides and curved heels. An example of elastic used mid 19th Century.

1860 Shoe-Icons / Shoes / A pair of ladies brown glacé leather ankle boots with elasticated sides and curved heels.

1844   Wedding Gown.  Champagne satin.  Augusta-Auctions.com  November 10, 2010.     suzilove.com

Augusta Auctions accepts consignments of historic clothing and textiles from museums, estates and individuals.

1846 March.  Women's Dresses.  Journal des Demoiselles.          lapl.org

1846 March. Women's Dresses. Journal des Demoiselles. lapl.org

1846  Pantalets or Drawers, American or European.    White linen…

Pantalets Date: 1846 Culture: American or European Medium: linen Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Costume Institute Benefit Fund, 1999 Accession Number:

1846   Blackwood's Lady's Magazine and Gazette.   Blue and pink visiting dresses, parasol, bonnets, and fringed white shawl.                      via Google Books  (PD150)     suzilove.com

1846 Blackwood's Lady's Magazine and Gazette. Blue and pink visiting dresses, parasol, bonnets, and fringed white shawl. via Google Books (PD150) suzilove.com

1846   Blackwood's Lady's Magazine and Gazette.   Frilled evening dress with scooped neckline and pink morning dress with multi-colored shawl and bonnet.                      via Google Books  (PD150)     suzilove.com

1846 Blackwood's Lady's Magazine and Gazette. Frilled evening dress with scooped neckline and pink morning dress with multi-colored shawl and bonnet. via Google Books (PD150) suzilove.com

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