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  1. Berlin headdress of the 18th century.
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    Berlin headdress of the 18th century.

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  2. ‘Ladies’ head-dresses of the sixteenth century.’
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    Ladies’ head-dresses of the sixteenth century.’

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  3. ‘Men’s caps, hats, and bonnets of the sixteenth century’
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    Men’s caps, hats, and bonnets of the sixteenth century’

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  4. fashionrevealed:

Corset, drawers, and camisole (English), ca. 1900.
From the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

    fashionrevealed:

    Corset, drawers, and camisole (English), ca. 1900.

    From the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

  5. omgthatdress:

Dress
1870
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    omgthatdress:

    Dress

    1870

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  6. omgthatdress:

Dress
1879
The Victoria & Albert Museum

    omgthatdress:

    Dress

    1879

    The Victoria & Albert Museum

  7. omgthatdress:

Dress
Charles Fredrick Worth, 1874
The Kyoto Costume Institute

    omgthatdress:

    Dress

    Charles Fredrick Worth, 1874

    The Kyoto Costume Institute

  8. omgthatdress:

Dress
1875-1877
Manchester City Galleries

    omgthatdress:

    Dress

    1875-1877

    Manchester City Galleries

  9. courtroyale:

Women’s corset, ca. 1730-40 France
Lacma Collections Online

    courtroyale:

    Women’s corset, ca. 1730-40 France

    Lacma Collections Online

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  10. courtroyale:

Dress robe à l’anglaise , England ca.1780
“A dress of surprisingly modern taste appeared around the time of French Revolution, during the transition period from the gorgeous Rococo style silk dresses to plain cotton dresses after the Revolution. Simple dresses from that period have. This dress made of light plain silk taffeta has a “compères” style double front bodice. The sole decoration to this dress is black lace trim.When wearing this dress, a thin “fichu” was placed in the large opening at the top of the bodice.”

Kyoto Costume Institute

    courtroyale:

    Dress robe à l’anglaise , England ca.1780

    “A dress of surprisingly modern taste appeared around the time of French Revolution, during the transition period from the gorgeous Rococo style silk dresses to plain cotton dresses after the Revolution. Simple dresses from that period have. This dress made of light plain silk taffeta has a “compères” style double front bodice. The sole decoration to this dress is black lace trim.
    When wearing this dress, a thin “fichu” was placed in the large opening at the top of the bodice.”


    Kyoto Costume Institute

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  11. omgthatdress:

Morning Dress
1827-1830
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    omgthatdress:

    Morning Dress

    1827-1830

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  12. courtroyale:

    Examples of dress robes a la polanaise

    metropolitan museum

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  13. courtroyale:

    Examples of dress robes à la française

    source:metropolitan museum

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  14. omgthatdress:

Dress
1822
The Kyoto Costume Institute

    omgthatdress:

    Dress

    1822

    The Kyoto Costume Institute

  15. omgthatdress:

Dress and Spencer
1818
The Victoria & Albert Museum

    omgthatdress:

    Dress and Spencer

    1818

    The Victoria & Albert Museum

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