1860s silk bonnet (part 2) – decoration
Continuing on the 1860s green silk bonnet: To get my bonnet to look like my inspiration it needed a bit more work (part 1 – making the bonnet) To make it go from this to this… For the t…
historical dresses/Civil war hoops and all! My least favorite time in our short history and NO, I do not want to get dressed in one of these. It's wrong, it seems ill mannered.
Ball gown, byHouse@Worth, ca.1885-1888 Rare Charles Frederick Worth historically-inspired voided velvet ball gown.Elements seek 2 find @Worth dress - fabulous tex tiles combined w/historicism &high fashion. Produced lavish 17th cent.inspired evening gowns thru out illus trious career.Provenance: Doña Emilia Crooke y Larios, Marquesa de Castrillo (1859-1923);portrait painted by Raimundo de Madrazo. Painting shown@Paris Exposition1889.Married Marquesa@Castrillo@ Madrid 1880.
Sold Price: A printed cotton day dress, circa 1850, with small - October 2, 0112 10:30 AM BST
A printed cotton day dress, circa 1850, with small red paisley motif repeats, fan-pleating from waist to shoulders, bust approx 86cm, 34in; together with a paisley-print deshabille c.1855, the wine coloured ground with white paisley borders; together with a grey satin spencer c.1820 and a green satin bodice c.1800 (4)
Dinner dress | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dinner dress (image 2) | British | 1855-59 | silk, cotton | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.69.14.9a, b