omgthatdress: Jacket Musée Galliera de la Mode de la Ville de Paris Can you IMAGINE being the badass babe roving around Paris at the fin de siècle wearing this amazing jacket (over a probably equally amazing dress?) The mind simply reels.
Evening Gown ~ House of Worth ~ ~ Two pieces (bodice and skirt) in black silk satin and lace. “En couer” bodice embroidered in leaf motifs with glass straws and beads ~ Collection Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti, Firenze
Dress in two parts (bodice and skirt), unknown maker, at the Pitti Palace Costume Gallery. Via Europeana Fashion.
Bodice (front view) Place of origin: New York, USA Date: 1895 Artist/Maker: L. Guiquin Materials and Techniques: Embroidered silk satin with metal beads, trimmed with sequined net, lined with silk and whalebone Museum number:
Full view of SilkDamask: L& Bleu?A Gown of Midnight Blue Velvet. Designed to impress by deception, the walking gown reveals as much about society as it does about fashion. (Irma Bowen Textile Collection at the University of New Hampshire.
Ostrich Feather Trimmed Jacket, ca. brown velvet jacket, ca. Gigot sleeves – typical for the fashion from this time. Trimmed in brown feathers to stand collar, cuff, front edge and flanking back vent. Brown silk lining