Dresses by Thurn, New York. Top: Middle: Bottom: Belonged to the Kenefick and Graves families, who lived in Buffalo, New York at the turn of the century.
Woman's Mantua, Stomacher, and Petticoat Italy, circa 1700 Costumes; principal attire (entire body) Gold and silver metallic thread embroidery on silk satin LACMA Collections
Dress, ca. 1910s, of blue silk with black silk lace overlay. Top of bodice and bottom of sleeve have decorative ivory lace with black embroidery detailing. High waist decorated with wide black satin ribbon that extends down the front and around bottom. Black beading along bust, on sleeves, down sides and on train. Beaded trim on back has large bead tassel at ends. From Emily P. Reynolds Historic Costume Collection.
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Lovely Lace Parasol --- so pretty!Lace:: Parasols:: Vintage Parasol:: Garden Parties:: Pretty Things:: Tea Time this umbrella would be nice for snow or rain :)
Lily Elsie was a popular actress and singer in Edwardian days. Her dreamy beauty was captured in scores of photographs. She posed in many beautiful dresses, but none so frequently as the one seen here.
1835 Dress ~ The Romantic Era, c. "A dress of cotton batiste…
Vintage Fans: Late Century French - Directoire fans - silk mounts, sticks, mother of pearl, ivory and ebony respectively
Plum ribbed silk faille with chemical lace detailing; Over sized Straw Hat: Tan straw; Parasol: Plum and cream cotton sateen with oak handle;
INDIAN-WOVEN COTTON DAY DRESSES English, ca. wrap-front closure of the pink-and-white zigzag brocaded gown derives from eighteenth-century informal styles, including the robe à la turque of the
Studio photograph from Talbot Photography, 25 Rue Royal, Paris, circa (lesartsdecoratifs.
Clockwise from top left: Details of coloured lithographs from the coronation book of Tsar Alexander II, 1856, via Wikimedia Commons: "Metropolitans kneel in prayer at the coronation," by Timm; "Crowning of the Empress," by Zichy; "Members of the imperial family congratulate Alexander II," by Zichy. Coronation dress of Empress Maria Alexandrovna, consort of Alexander II, Russia, 1856. Silk brocade, silver threads, embroidery. Moscow Kremlin Museums, via Gogmsite.net.
1912 French Black and Gold Satin Hand Embroidered Dress. ( while the source states 1912 this reminds me of some dresses I've seen especially w/ the length although it could have been shortened later.
Embroidery on sleeveless Coat Late Century Albanian Wedding Ensemble
Evening dress, Jeanne Paquin, spring/summer collection, Dress in pastel shades combines a "tunique" in light green silk in tabby weave with a skirt made of cream silk satin. The rose red corset belt accentuates the high waist.
Gibson girl (Charles Dana Gibson late century in US and Canada). Appeared in the late century drew female beauty and represented beautiful American girls. Women with large bust and hips, waterfall curly hair pined-up loosely.