My name is Mon. This account is meant to be for photos of my dolls my sewing creations and my inspirations, and other random things may slip in there from time to time. Warning, I post a lot, and some of it isn't work safe!

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10th October 2011

Photo reblogged from Old Rags with 93 notes

oldrags:

Court dress by Worth, worn by Marie Maximilianova Romanovska, Duchess of Leuchtenberg, ca 1888 France (worn in Russia), Cora Ginsburg

oldrags:

Court dress by Worth, worn by Marie Maximilianova Romanovska, Duchess of Leuchtenberg, ca 1888 France (worn in Russia), Cora Ginsburg

Tagged: courtphoto1880's19th centuryvictorianfrancedesignerworthrussiafamous ownerbustle188718881889

9th October 2011

Photo reblogged from Fripperies and Fobs with 65 notes

fripperiesandfobs:

Dress ca. 1885
From the Museum of Arts and Crafts

fripperiesandfobs:

Dress ca. 1885

From the Museum of Arts and Crafts

Tagged: 19th centuryvictorianextant garmentsdressgownpurplelacebustleruffles

9th October 2011

Photoset reblogged from Fripperies and Fobs with 30 notes

fripperiesandfobs:

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).

Tagged: 19th centuryvictorianbelle epoquegilded agestar warsstar waepisode iiattack of the clonesnatalie portmanpadmepadme amidalaamidalacut senate dresspurplevelvetcostumecostume designtrisha biggar

7th October 2011

Photo reblogged from YUKI DOLL with 730 notes

Tagged: beautydarkfashiongothichatmodelvictorianblack

Source: elegance-is-bliss

6th October 2011

Photo reblogged from Lost Splendor with 198 notes

lostsplendor:

Portrait of a man in suit and waistcoat, c. 1900 (by Powerhouse Museum Collection)
Dare I say, that is some swag.  

lostsplendor:

Portrait of a man in suit and waistcoat, c. 1900 (by Powerhouse Museum Collection)

Dare I say, that is some swag.  

Tagged: edwardianfashionhistoricalhistoryswagvictorianvintagemustachewaistcoatsuitbowlerhatmenswear

1st October 2011

Photo reblogged from Hats From History with 72 notes

forgottenantiquities:

Chikanobu Toyohara, Hairstyles of the Meiji Period, 1880s. (via flickr)

forgottenantiquities:

Chikanobu Toyohara, Hairstyles of the Meiji Period, 1880s. (via flickr)

Tagged: 1880sillustrationjapan19th centuryvictorianasianforeignhairstyle

Source: forgottenantiquities

1st October 2011

Photo reblogged from Hats From History with 7,459 notes

hatsfromhistory:

carolathhabsburg:

Beauty in riding habits. Late 1880s

She is exquisite!

hatsfromhistory:

carolathhabsburg:

Beauty in riding habits. Late 1880s

She is exquisite!

Tagged: photographportrait1880s19th centuryvictorianridingsportingsportsequestriantophatwhiteafrican american

Source: carolathhabsburg

30th September 2011

Photo reblogged from Fripperies and Fobs with 26 notes

fripperiesandfobs:

Afternoon dress ca. 1878
From The Museum at FIT

fripperiesandfobs:

Afternoon dress ca. 1878

From The Museum at FIT

Tagged: 19th centuryvictorianextant garmentsdressgownnatural formbustlebrocadesatinblueroyal blue

29th September 2011

Photo reblogged from Old Rags with 28 notes

oldrags:

Dress, 1870’s

oldrags:

Dress, 1870’s

Tagged: photo1870's19th centurybustlevictorian

28th September 2011

Photoset reblogged from The Ornamented Being with 23 notes

ornamentedbeing:

c. 1851

” … 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… “

Tagged: costumefashionweddingbeautyartvictorian