vivelareine:

A striped and brocaded silk open robe [à l’anglaise], 1770s

[credit: Kerry Taylor Auctions, via Live Auctioneers]

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x1770s xAncien Regime & Georgian x18th Century

"I’ll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure."
Mae West in I’m No Angel (1933)

"I’ll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure."

Mae West in I’m No Angel (1933)

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x1930s x1933 xHistory xMae West xI'm No Angel x20th Century xPhotograph
whenasinsilks:





Dress, cotton, 1910-11, American.
Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. C.I.60.15.2

whenasinsilks:

Dress, cotton, 1910-11, American.

Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. C.I.60.15.2

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x1910s xEdwardian x20th Century xAmerica
fripperiesandfobs:

Jacket ca. 1870’s
From the Kent State University Museum Pinterest
reblogged 12 hours ago @ 22 Aug 2014 with 182 notes via/source
x1870s xVictorian xBustle x19th Century
whenasinsilks:

Afternoon dress, silk and cotton, 1910-11, French.
Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. 1976.44.1

whenasinsilks:

Afternoon dress, silk and cotton, 1910-11, French.

Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. 1976.44.1

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x1910s xEdwardian x20th Century xFrance

omgthatdress:

Dress

1910s

Kerry Taylor Auctions

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x1910s xEdwardian x20th Century
fashionsfromhistory:

Court Dress Worn by the Princess d’Eckmühl, wife of Marshal Davout, to the Wedding of Marie Louise & Napoleon
c.1810
Via (X)

fashionsfromhistory:

Court Dress Worn by the Princess d’Eckmühl, wife of Marshal Davout, to the Wedding of Marie Louise & Napoleon

c.1810

Via (X)

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x1810s x1810 xFrench Revolution Directoire & Empire xHistory xPrincess d'Eckmuhl xMarshal Davout xMarie Louise xNapoleon x19th Century
fashionsfromhistory:

Evening Dress
1810s
France

fashionsfromhistory:

Evening Dress

1810s

France

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x1810s xFrench Revolution Directoire & Empire x19th Century xFrance
fripperiesandfobs:

Worth evening dress, 1886
From the Centraal Museum via the Google Art Project

fripperiesandfobs:

Worth evening dress, 1886

From the Centraal Museum via the Google Art Project

reblogged 1 day ago @ 22 Aug 2014 with 366 notes via/source
x1880s x1886 xVictorian xBustle xHouse of Worth x19th Century xDesigner
centuriespast:

LAWRENCE, Sir ThomasDiana Sturt, Lady Milner1815-20Oil on canvas, 78 x 65 cmKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

centuriespast:

LAWRENCE, Sir Thomas
Diana Sturt, Lady Milner
1815-20
Oil on canvas, 78 x 65 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

reblogged 1 day ago @ 22 Aug 2014 with 103 notes via/source
x1810s xFrench Revolution Directoire & Empire xHistory xDiana Sturt xLady Milner xArt xSir Thomas Lawrence x19th Century