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Dress: ca. mid 17th

Dress: ca. mid 17th century, Italian/Hungarian, cambric, broad lace, metal work; embroidery, presumably from the wardrobe of Orsolya Esterházy. www.pinterest.com/pin/157837161916444214/

asymmetrical blouse 1900 - Google Search
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asymmetrical blouse 1900

asymmetrical blouse 1900 - Google Search

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Updating the Fashion Timeline exhibition

At the Kent State University Museum we have a permanent exhibition, "Fashion Timeline," that surveys historic fashions from the 18th century through the mid-20th century. (Website). Because of the fragile nature of costumes, we cannot leave the same pieces in the exhibition indefinitely. We have to rotate the pieces regularly, so that means there are often…

Suit ca. 1900
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Suit ca. 1900

late 19th century dress cotton dress. This is awesome.... definately want to make this one! Notice the skirt!
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late 19th century dress cotton dress. This is awesome.... definately want to make this one! Notice the skirt!

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Back to 1912

edwardianattire: “ A lovely Edwardian silk gown, by Mrs. Dunstan, a well-known New York dressmaker, c. 1909. ”

This very tiny collection of gowns from 1910-15 are part of the fifty-thousand strong collection that forms the Alexandre Vassiliev Foundation. The last two photos feature various costumes ranging from the late 19th to early 20th century featured on the Foundation’s website.
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authentic fauxhemian

ornamentedbeing: “This very tiny collection of gowns from 1910-15 are part of the fifty-thousand strong collection that forms the Alexandre Vassiliev Foundation. The last two photos feature various...

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1910s

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Ruby red evening dress, 1898.

This evening dress is perfectly suitable for this festive time of the year so I decided to share it with all of you! I instantly imagined a rich aristocratic lady attending a Christmas dinner or ba…

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A Peacock Themed Regency Dress and Open Robe - Decor to Adore

A Peacock Themed Regency Dress and Open Robe features a DIY costume made for under $10. It was worn to the D/FW Costumers Guild Picnic.

Dinner dress, 1912, The Museum of Art in Prague
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Dinner dress, 1912, The Museum of Art in Prague

Elegant Belle Epoch gown with velvet skirt, c1913
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Elegant Belle Epoch gown with velvet skirt, c1913

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Frederick Loeser & Company Evening dress 1881

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French Brocaded Taffeta Dress
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French Brocaded Taffeta Dress

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New A-spire-ations

Back to college, new students to knock into shape, usual chaos, confusion, and nothing much that was promised is in place. Sigh. And another year on the treadmill begins. So, to cheer myself up, …