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Napoleon's burnous. Captured from Napoleon's carriage after Waterloo; presented to George IV by Marshal Blucher. 1820.

fripperiesandfobs: “ Burnous captured from Napoleon’s baggage train after the Battle of Waterloo, 1815 From the Royal Collection ”

Evening cape Designer: Jacques Doucet  Date: 1900–1905 Culture: French Medium: wool, silk, rhinestones Accession Number: 2009.300.128

Evening cape Jacques Doucet (French, Paris Paris) Date: Culture: French Medium: wool, silk, rhinestones

Napoleon's Cloak (Burnous). The design is inspired by the North African burnous, traditionally worn by Berbers, although this cloak was probably made in France. It was seized from Napoleon's baggage train at the field of Waterloo, following the defeat of the Emperor in June 1815.

Napoleon's Cloak (Burnous) 1797 - 1805 A red felt cloak or burnous with a hood; embroidered and appliqued with silver thread and braid borders of trefoils, elaborate scrolls and arabesques around the hood and breast and with tinsel tassels attached.

One of the best descriptions I have ever read about the intricate rules that governed Regency dress for women from a certain station in life.

Morning Gown 1815 The modern equivalent of a Regency morning dress would be the ratty sweats and old college T-shirt you wear.

Oliva  The Prestige  Jacket of satin striped voile. Striped silk twill skirt with pleated gauze with ribbon trim and applied embroidery. Lapels, cuffs, bodice facing, and front skirt panels are silk overlaid with lace and applied floral embroidery. The Costumer's Guide to Movie Costumes:

Oliva The Prestige Jacket of satin striped voile. Striped silk twill skirt with pleated gauze with ribbon trim and applied embroidery. Lapels, cuffs, bodice facing, and front skirt panels are silk overlaid with lace and applied floral embroidery.

https://flic.kr/p/huemgc | Silk faille dress, 1870s, Mme. Gabrielle | Sky blue silk faille dress, 1870s, designed and labeled by Mme. Gabrielle / Robes & Confections / 205 Rue St. Honoré in Paris.   From the collections of the Charleston Museum

The sky-blue silk dress Nell wears to Mrs. Gabrielle Sky blue silk faille dress, designed and labeled by Mme. Honoré in Paris.

Wool Coat from Pearson's Renaissance Shoppe | Steampunk | Fashion | Goth  love the red and black embroydery

This is the most beautiful coat I've ever seen. If there were anywhere in the world I could actually wear something like this, I would buy it in a heartbeat! (Queen of Shemakhan Wool Coat - medieval renaissance cloak cape.

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