EVENING DRESSES, December 1794

EVENING DRESSES, December 1794

Gallery of Fashion December 1794. Robe à la Turque. Evening dresses. FIG. XXXIV. HEAD-DRESS. The hair in light curls; double chignon. the ends returned in ringlets. White and coquelicot striped Barcelona twisted turban, the end falling very low behind. One white and purple ostrich feather placed behind. A purple silk round gown, drawn in the waist; long sleeves, and trimmed with white fur. Coquelicot-coloured sash. Swan-down tippet, Handkerchief within the gown. A string of white beads round the neck. Gold loop pattern ear-rings. White gloves and shoes. FIG. XXXV. Robe à la Turque. 
HEAD-DRESS. Chiffonet made of white embroidered lawn, black velvet bandeau set with pearls. One white, one black, and two white and lilac’ feathers, with a large diamond pin placed on the right side. Petticoat and robe à la Turque of white satin, trimmed with gold foil, and a black fringe intermixed with gold. High tucker of blonde, double plaited. Diamond earrings. White shoes embroidered in gold. Party-coloured fur muff.
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Gallery of Fashion December 1794. Robe à la Turque. Evening dresses.

FIG. XXXIV.
HEAD-DRESS. The hair in light curls; double chignon. the ends returned in ringlets. White and coquelicot striped Barcelona twisted turban, the end falling very low behind. One white and purple ostrich feather placed behind. A purple silk round gown, drawn in the waist; long sleeves, and trimmed with white fur. Coquelicot-coloured sash. Swan-down tippet, Handkerchief within the gown. A string of white beads round the neck. Gold loop pattern ear-rings. White gloves and shoes.

FIG. XXXV. Robe à la Turque.

HEAD-DRESS. Chiffonet made of white embroidered lawn, black velvet bandeau set with pearls. One white, one black, and two white and lilac’ feathers, with a large diamond pin placed on the right side. Petticoat and robe à la Turque of white satin, trimmed with gold foil, and a black fringe intermixed with gold. High tucker of blonde, double plaited. Diamond earrings. White shoes embroidered in gold. Party-coloured fur muff.

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French sequined tulle evening dress | Vintage Textile | c.1923

Jean Patou evening dress | a French museum.. (can’t discover which) | 1926

And two especially spectacular dresses to finish off the 1920s posts for right now. Why don’t I do this era more often? Y’all need to remind me! :3

Joan Crawford in 1927. Glorious.

Joan Crawford in 1927. Glorious.

Madeleine Vionnet dress | Kerry Taylor Auctions | 1927
Doing ombré before it was cool. (As a side note, many of the current trends we’ve seen come from the 20s. It’s the same story for high-low dresses!)

Madeleine Vionnet dress | Kerry Taylor Auctions | 1927

Doing ombré before it was cool. (As a side note, many of the current trends we’ve seen come from the 20s. It’s the same story for high-low dresses!)

Viking Smokkr - officially complete!

IT’S FINALLY DONE! By the way, if any of you have blogs I’d love to hear from you there!

Evening dress with fishtail train | Vintage Textile | c. 1925
Oh, how I wish there was a higher resolution image of this gorgeous gown.

Evening dress with fishtail train | Vintage Textile | c. 1925

Oh, how I wish there was a higher resolution image of this gorgeous gown.

Silk and maribou dressing gown | 1stDibs auctions (I believe) | 1920s
Can you imagine?

Silk and maribou dressing gown | 1stDibs auctions (I believe) | 1920s

Can you imagine?

Linen Arts & Crafts day dress | source unknown | 1920s

Linen Arts & Crafts day dress | source unknown | 1920s

Silk chiffon day dress | Dear Golden, Etsy | 1920s
Take a look at the spectacular scalloping! How dreamy.

Silk chiffon day dress | Dear Golden, Etsy | 1920s

Take a look at the spectacular scalloping! How dreamy.


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