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Dresses from history I find cool

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Dresses from history I find cool

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A wedding dress

Victorian Tambour Lace early 1900's, fashion. ecru net, intricately embroidered. neckline and sleeves are trimmed with cotton ruffles, ribbon and lace trims. The gown closes with hooks and eyes down the back.

ca. 1890-1895 Worth ball gown

Scarletts blue and white bustle gown

18th Century Wedding dresses

Elizabeth II wedding dress

Ballgown ca. 1860

Black and red silk ball gown (front), British, late 1870s. Label: "Elise, 170 Regent St., London"

Dress c.1867 Met


Traditional costume of Russian aristocrats.

c. 1805-1810 Embroidered Empire Muslin Gown

Wedding Dress 1865

1864 wedding dress

Dress, 1855


This dress was intended as a true day-to-evening ensemble. In addition to the altered day bodice pictured above, there is also an unaltered evening bodice. A single skirt could be worn with either bodice.

Evening dress, late 1860's. Pass the pink lemonade.

Gown of Empress Alexandra


Hillary Clinton wore this violet beaded lace sheath gown with iridescent blue velvet silk mousseline overskirt to the 1993 inaugural balls. The dress was designed by Sarah Phillips and made by Barbara Matera Ltd., a New York theatrical costume maker.

Dress, ca 1868, Side

England ca. 1850

Maternity Gown, England, circa 1858-60

Civil War Era Wedding Gown This is an amazing 2 piece “cafe au lait” colored silk dress from the Civil War Era, perhaps a wedding dress(?). The bodice is boned with 10 stays and is fully lined in polished cotton. The center front of the bodice is “laced” with a silk cord (decorative only as it is covered over on the inside with a strip of silk) through 24 sets of tiny handstitched eyelets. The neckline is square and is trimmed with ruching of the same silk with a narrow band of cream colored