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I found this dress while browsing the Costume Institute Collection Database at the Metropolitan Museum of Art website. It’s beautiful! It’s actually one of my favorite 1860s dresses fro…

Ballgown, ca Poofy pink heaven! - can you imagine having to iron all that ruching? Wonderful example of the trim style used for whirling in delight on the dance floor.

1910 evening gown – House of Worth gown

Charles Frederick Worth evening dress gown from by designer Jean-Philippe Worth for House of Worth.

Beautiful Dress Details

Dress - Dress Designer: Depret (French) Date: Culture: French Medium: piña cloth, silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 13 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 61 in. cm) Waist (c): 25 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Elizabeth R.

1857-1860 American silk evening dress worn to a White House Reception for James Buchanan. From the Metropolitan Museum of Art collection.

This dress was worn by the donor's grandmother, Mrs. James Bonner Collins, to a White House Reception for James Buchanan Its elegance is enhanced by the unique inclusion of a plain stripe textile in the pleats of the skirt

Dress 1860-1861

1860-1861 Dress

One of the loveliest peach ballgowns ever! This one is from the Met Museum and dates to around .: C O S T U M E Empire Fashion,Dress details

Dress: ca. 1866-1868, American, silk.

Dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk ( I would so love to wear clothes like these)


Day dress ca. 1870 From the Kent State University Museum This looks like denim! Now a dress like this would be an interesting contrast study in denim, wouldn't it?

Tea Gown Liberty & Co., 1885. The Artistic dress had its roots in mid-Victorian England, where Pre-Raphaelite artists, with their love of things medieval, and disdain of industrialized society, revived a version of the loose fitting, relatively plain gowns of that time. Its successor, Aesthetic dress, drew from the same design, but not philosophical.

Circa 1885 silk Tea gown, by Liberty of London. Tea gown, 1886 -- [the Victorian woman's idea of designer sweats].

House of Worth, Silk Evening Dress with Hand-made Point de Gaze Lace. Paris, 1861. (View 2)

FCBTC / Evening dress, Silk satin, silk ribbon, hand-made point de gaze lace. Attributed to Worth & Bobergh, France.

Dress    Date:      ca. 1865 by greyz

Dress Date: ca. 1865 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Mackay, 1967 - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!