Court dress by Worth, worn by Marie Maximilianova Romanovska, Duchess of Leuchtenberg, ca 1888 France (worn in Russia), Cora Ginsburg
Dress ca. 1885
From the Museum of Arts and Crafts
Left: Dress ca. 1895 from The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Right: Cut Senate Dress designed by Trisha Biggar for Natalie Portman in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002).
Portrait of a man in suit and waistcoat, c. 1900 (by Powerhouse Museum Collection)
Dare I say, that is some swag.
Chikanobu Toyohara, Hairstyles of the Meiji Period, 1880s. (via flickr)
Beauty in riding habits. Late 1880s
She is exquisite!
Afternoon dress ca. 1878
From The Museum at FIT
” … The dress of the 1850s was very much a continuation of the preceding ‘40’s fashion. It had a large, domed skirt made of rectangular widths of fabric, often flounced. Dresses with attached v-fronted bodices, were back-fastening, or they had a separate, front-fastening, jacket bodice. Bodice sleeves were usually open-ended in the pagoda style and these widened with the decade and were worn with embroidered white undersleeves or engageantes. Another sleeve also emerged during the late ’50s - the bishop sleeve, a closed, full sleeve, gathered into a narrow cuff. The waistline was either at the natural waist or slightly below at the start of the ’50s and rose to the natural level by 1860. The armhole was still dropped an inch or two below the shoulder. Flounced skirts were particularly favoured during the ’50s. Often they were made from fabrics which were printed with a border pattern that fitted the flounces, a disposition… “
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