Bodice, collection Alexandre Vassiliev, c. Notice the puffed sleve, not quite leg of mutton cut. The thereby more exaggerated tiny waist. The smocked V neckline reinforcing the curves and feminine form
The Artist's Wife: Margaret Lindsay of Evelick, c 1726 - 1782 by Allan Ramsay.
1862 Revue des Modes et de l’Industrie de Paris / New York Public Library
Magasin des Modes, December 1786. One of the things I love about Magasin des Modes Nouvelles is that they occasionally throw in things like this. You also see the occasional carriage, sofa, and once even an entire receiving room! While I definitely...
Dress Date: ca. 1895 Culture: American (probably) Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 63 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of The New York Historical Society, 1979 Accession Number: b This artwork is not on display