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iheartloons: Purple striped gown from Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1914, Resnick Pavilion, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (October 2, 2010–March 6, 2011)
I’m going here in a couple days! Expect as many pictures as I can capture without being glared at by the guards :3
Consolation by Auguste Toulmouche, 1867
Millinery in the 1890s followed a school of thought I like to refer to as “How many dead birds can I fit on this hat?”
Actress Marion Davies (1897-1961), in Monta Bell’s film, “Lights of Old Broadway,” 1925.
I am in love with this apron! Featured in the Museum of the Confederacy, it was made to mimic the Confederacy’s early flag out of scrap flag fabric. (c. 1861-1865)
A discovery I just made - the earliest example of combination undergarments that I’ve seen yet. These pair, obviously “new” inventions, are from August 1858.
Walking Suit | c. 1911 - 1913
get ready for Edwardian spam.
American ball gown, 1860
Costume Institute at Met
1767 Princess Louisa and Princess Caroline of England Kning George III younger sisters Francis Cotes
She ‘bout to pop her sister on the head with that roll of sheet music.