auctionguide:

Satin “Housewife” Fold-Over Bag, ca 1786, in silk satin and lined  with silk, hand-stitched and embroidered overall, with pockets and  areas for storing needle and thread, small paper and pencil, keys and a  small clock, inscribed, “Chere Souvenance”
New Orleans Auction Gallery, Fall Antiques and Art Auction, New Orleans, Oct 2nd

auctionguide:

Satin “Housewife” Fold-Over Bag, ca 1786, in silk satin and lined with silk, hand-stitched and embroidered overall, with pockets and areas for storing needle and thread, small paper and pencil, keys and a small clock, inscribed, “Chere Souvenance”

New Orleans Auction Gallery, Fall Antiques and Art Auction, New Orleans, Oct 2nd

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1840s day dress.  From: http://www.arizonafoothillsmagazine.com/afm-style-files/scottsdale-fashion-flash/medievalism-fashions-romance-with-the-middle-ages-phoenix-art-museum

1840s day dress.  From: http://www.arizonafoothillsmagazine.com/afm-style-files/scottsdale-fashion-flash/medievalism-fashions-romance-with-the-middle-ages-phoenix-art-museum

1860s yoked bodice appropriate for a young lady up until she’s 25 or married.  From The Couture Cortesan at: http://couturecourtesan.blogspot.com/2011/04/and-onto-next-1860s-sheer-for-young.html

1860s yoked bodice appropriate for a young lady up until she’s 25 or married.  From The Couture Cortesan at: http://couturecourtesan.blogspot.com/2011/04/and-onto-next-1860s-sheer-for-young.html

elelixirdelavida:

Longchamp, 10 mai 1908

elelixirdelavida:

Longchamp, 10 mai 1908

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giantpantsofthe30s:

Beach pyjamas in action! Australia, 1932

defunctfashion:

Jeanne Hallée | c. 1897

defunctfashion:

Jeanne Hallée | c. 1897

damesalamode:

Gallery of Fashion, March 1796. 
What a lovely color yellow, and like the bands on her sleeves.  Also check out the pinked edge of her gown!

damesalamode:

Gallery of Fashion, March 1796. 

What a lovely color yellow, and like the bands on her sleeves.  Also check out the pinked edge of her gown!

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Detail of embroidered muslin dress, Victoria & Albert, 1800

Detail of embroidered muslin dress, Victoria & Albert, 1800

Madame Regnault de Saint-Jean-D’Angély by Francois Gérard, 1798 (Louvre, Paris)

Madame Regnault de Saint-Jean-D’Angély by Francois Gérard, 1798 (Louvre, Paris)

Walking dress, Ackerman, April 1817

Walking dress, Ackerman, April 1817


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