Historic Costuming Class

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1915: 1915 was a very pivotal year for fashion.  It was the year restrictive Victorian styles began to give way to what would evolve into br... #WomenFashionBrands
1940s 1950s vintage gown sewing pattern evening cocktail dress
Vintage Sewing Pattern 1950's Evening Ball Gown in Any


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City fashion, 1940s
“James Cagney, 1940s ”


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Wedding dress: Date:1933 (made) Artist/Maker:Hartnell, Norman, born 1901 - died 1979 (designer) Materials and Techniques:Embroidered silk satin with pearl and glass beads and satin appliqué, tulle with metal wire, trimmed with wax. Sideway
Franchot Tone and Joan Crawford 8b20-17662. Photos come from a professional lab (no inkjet, no laserjet) for beautiful quality black and white or color images. We have over three (3) million negatives, transparencies and slides. | eBay!
GARY  COOPER   1930 .


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Vintage Korean newlyweds, the bride in a hanbok style dress (I can’t find a date for this but elements like the groom’s accessories, the photo quality, pose & background, and the overall silhouette of the bride makes me think 1920s-30s)

The Roaring 20's

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Edwardian Era 1900-1910

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Bustle Era 1870's-1880's

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shewhoworshipscarlin: “ Dress, 1895, France. ” For Rue to wear.

Gilded Age 1890's

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3dRose This light switch cover is made of durable scratch resistant metal that will not fade, chip or peel. It featuring a high gloss finish, along with matching screws makes this cover the perfect finishing touch.


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Fripperies and Fobs — Caraco and petticoat, 1790-1800 From the Palais… - #HistoricalFashion1600 #HistoricalFashion1910 #HistoricalFashionWomen
Robe a la Polonaise ca. 1770-1780 via the Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Revolutionary Era Late 1700's

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1764 - Marianne Carnasse, countess of Forbach, morganatic wife of Christian IV by Johann Christian Mannlich

Marie Antoinette Mid 1700's

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"A Serving Girl Knitting" attributed to André Bouys (French, 1656–1740) - She wears a window-pane checked apron, floral fichu, cap with sheer pleated brim, ribbon neckband, long sleeves on jacket with matching petticoat. Another example of the popular windowpane check apron that is white with blue lines.
Mantua, England, 1733-1734 (woven)  1735-1740 (made), Brocaded silk, hand-sewn with spun silk and spun threads, lined with linen, brown paper lining for cuffs, brass, canvas and pleated silk, V&A
1737 John Vanderbanck (English artist, 1694-1739) Anne Howard, Lady Yonge

The Sun King Early 1700's

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Double-portrait of William II, Prince of Orange,... - Fripperies and Fobs
1661. The short coat is worn over a voluminous shirt with wide ruffles at the cuffs and flat, curve-cornered collar, petticoat breeches.
Portrait of Hortense Mancini by Jacob Ferdinand Voet (1639 - 1689), ca. 1670s   Location: Unknown


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The Dress, Antique Dress, 1860s Dresses, Victorian Dress, Century Clothing, 1800s Fashion, 19th Century Clothing
Crinoline-era skirt and fichu, 1865-70
Inspiration, Crochet, Primitive Clothing, Historical Clothing, Collars, Hats Vintage, Capes, Civil War Dress
Fichu & bonnet. Harper's Magazine May 1859. NYPL Digital Gallery.
Impressionism, Paul Cézanne, Renoir Paintings, Renoir, August Renoir, Renoir Art, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Paul Cezanne, Claude Monet
The Promenade (The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection)
Vintage, Vintage Apron Pattern, Aprons Vintage, Apron, Aprons Patterns, Vintage Dress Patterns
Aprons and pinafores
Dressmaking, Antique Clothing, Sewing Dresses, Historical Underwear, Costura, Clothing Patterns
lingerie of 1915 butterick 6508 corset cover 2
Corsets, Victorian Clothing
Haute Couture, Fashion, Female Images, Costume, Robe, Moda, Victorian
Colorized photo of Hélène Standish by Nadar. Circa 1882.
Studio, Art, Vintage Photos, Edwardian, Old Photography, Gibson Girl, Victorian Photos
CAB Portrait of a girl - USA - c.1885
Kids Fashion, Bodice, Dolls, Dresses, Collage, Outfits
NYPL Digital Collections
Edwardian Summer Dress, Vintage Gowns, 1890s Fashion