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Riding habit 1825, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam


Callot sœurs, evening dress, 1909-1913, silk satin, metallic tulle and silk tulle. © Jean Tholance, Les arts Décoratifs, Paris, collection UFAC.


Emily Reynolds Historic Costume Collection - Wine and Ivory Jacket: Jacket made of heavy wool in wine and cream. Tight fitting, hip-length jacket with stand-up collar. Front attached vest is ornately trimmed with maroon machine embroidery. The same trim is found on the shoulder, bottom of sleeve and on the back. Skirt of the jacket is shaped to fit over a bustle. c. 1890's. Worn by Jessie Webb Corwin's mother, Jessie Mason Webb. Donated by: Jessie Webb Corwin.


MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013 Style in the Sky: British Airways Fashions Through the Ages I cant help but love aviation fashion.  I was a complete sucker for Pan Am , and before that, View from the Top , and just about any photograph of a sharply dressed stewardess gets me all tingly in the costuming department. How about you? I just learned about a charity fashion show put on by British Airways Heritage - I wish I could have gone!  Though less flamboyant than some of the mid-century American uni


Design for a replica of a gown worn by Elizabeth of Austria in a painting by Franz Russ (c.1860).

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Free Historical Costume Patterns

Free Historical Costume Patterns: A list of free historical costume patterns including medieval, Elizabethan and Victorian patterns.

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Fairy Tales Are Brought To Life Through Fashion in FIT's Latest Exhibit

Fifteen different fables, from "Alice in Wonderland" to "The Little Mermaid," are illustrated through runway looks and historical costumes.


Atelier SOUPLETS (attribué à), circa 1910-1915. (Back)


Daniel Deronda #historical #costume This makes me want to get out my bow. Maybe I'll make myself this type of archery outfit.