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The gown designed by the poet Hamo Thornicroft for his wife is made from "Liberty" wash silk and is typical of 1880s aesthetic dress. (From the Victoria & Albert Museum.)

The gown designed by the poet Hamo Thornicroft for his wife is made from "Liberty" wash silk and is typical of aesthetic dress. (From the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Tea Gown Liberty & Co., 1894 The Victoria & Albert... - OMG that dress!

Aesthetic Tea Gown Liberty & Co., 1894 The Victoria & Albert Museum “It was made for a member of the Liberty family, who owned a store in Regent Street, London. The green and yellow damask was.

Evening dress made of 18th century fabric, 1840s | In the Swan's Shadow

Evening dress made of century fabric, Date Culture American, attributed Description C style, .

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Dinner dress, Redfern, 1909 – British, silk and metal. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

19th century women were discouraged against biking due to "bicycle face"  "Over-exertion, the upright position on the wheel, and the unconscious effort to maintain one's balance tend to produce a wearied and exhausted 'bicycle face'"   How horrible!!!

"Bicycle face": a 19th-century health problem made up to scare women away from biking

bikeroar: “‘Women, beware of bicycle face!’In the late century, women were discouraged from riding their bicycles due to a terrifying medical condition: ‘Bicycle Face.

Dress by Liberty & Co., England. c. 1894. Velvet, satin-stitch embroidery, iridescent beads. T.17-1985. Copyright Victoria & Albert Museum.

Dress Liberty & Co London, England about 1894 Velvet, satin-stitch embroidery, iridescent beads

Evening wrap Designer: Weeks (French) Date: 1913–14 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 59 in. (149.9 cm)

This is beauty personified. French silk evening wrap, Art Nouveau style by Janny Dangerous

Aesthetic Movement Silk dress with smocking, Liberty Co., about 1893-94, Victoria Albert Museum. Pongee silk with smocking and machine-made lace, brass hooks and silk eyes, silk twill and boned, lined with cotton, trimmed and embroidered

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Dress of blue pongee silk trimmed with smocking and machine-made lace, designed at Liberty & Co.

Dress  Liberty of London  (British, founded 1875)  Date: 1890s Culture: British Medium: silk, linen, cotton

Dress Liberty & Co. (British, founded London, Date: Culture: British Medium: silk, linen, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 50

"Dress by Liberty & Co.  (British, founded London, 1875) Date: 1890s Culture: British Medium: silk, cotton. Number:1986.115.4"

"Dress by Liberty & Co. (British, founded London, Date: Culture: British Medium: silk, cotton.

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