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Crinoline cage would be worn in this era because it was to keep the dress in the right shape and keep it i place. For Cecily the crinoline cage would just be white since it wont be seen.

Crinoline cage would be worn in this era because it was to keep the dress in the right shape and keep it i place. For Cecily the crinoline cage would just be white since it wont be seen.

1860's Corset -  Victoria and Albert Museum at http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O355224/corset/    English; Blue watered silk trimmed with broderie anglaise

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1860's Corset - Victoria and Albert Museum at http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O355224/corset/ English; Blue watered silk trimmed with broderie anglaise

Beginning in the late 19th century, Asian decorative arts, had a tremendous impact on Western culture. Through the addition of princess seams, lace undersleeves and inserts of pale-blue taffeta at front and back, the furisode kimono became a stylish Western dressing gown, complete with bustle. Regardless of these Western elements, the dressing gown is strongly evocative of Japan, particularly in its retention of the crimson lining often found in women's kimonos.

Beginning in the late 19th century, Asian decorative arts, had a tremendous impact on Western culture. Through the addition of princess seams, lace undersleeves and inserts of pale-blue taffeta at front and back, the furisode kimono became a stylish Western dressing gown, complete with bustle. Regardless of these Western elements, the dressing gown is strongly evocative of Japan, particularly in its retention of the crimson lining often found in women's kimonos.

20-11-11  Ensemble                                                                                      Date:                                        19th century                                                          Culture:                                        Russian                                                          Medium:                                        silk, metal, linen, cotton                                                          Dimensions…

20-11-11 Ensemble Date: 19th century Culture: Russian Medium: silk, metal, linen, cotton Dimensions…

I LIKE THIS ONE!         I have a distinct fascination with corset covers.  Who knows why...  [Corset cover  1890-1900, 19th century  © McCord Museum]

I LIKE THIS ONE! I have a distinct fascination with corset covers. Who knows why... [Corset cover 1890-1900, 19th century © McCord Museum]

A group of women from the Calton, early 20th century. These women are wrapped up warm in their shawls. Woolen shawls had been common outerwear for women in rural areas of Scotland for generations. They became fashionable among working-class Glasgow women during the mid-late 19th century, as mills in the city and in towns such as Paisley mass-produced these simple, often colourful garments for sale at relatively low prices.

A group of women from the Calton, early 20th century. These women are wrapped up warm in their shawls. Woolen shawls had been common outerwear for women in rural areas of Scotland for generations. They became fashionable among working-class Glasgow women during the mid-late 19th century, as mills in the city and in towns such as Paisley mass-produced these simple, often colourful garments for sale at relatively low prices.

Full, Exhaustive Title: Five Snazzy Details to Add Pizzazz to Your Victorian Costume found in Extant 19th Century Garments from Augusta Auctions I enjoy poking around on internet auction sites for …

Five Snazzy Details to Add Pizzazz to Your Victorian Costume

Full, Exhaustive Title: Five Snazzy Details to Add Pizzazz to Your Victorian Costume found in Extant 19th Century Garments from Augusta Auctions I enjoy poking around on internet auction sites for …

jak, Hindeloopen #Friesland #Hindeloopen

jak, Hindeloopen #Friesland #Hindeloopen

The delicacy of the sheer cotton fabrics of the early 19th century stood in stark contrast to the stiff silks of the earlier decade. This cotton gauze demanded careful attention to stitches, since …

Sheer cotton gauze dress, ca. 1815-20

The delicacy of the sheer cotton fabrics of the early 19th century stood in stark contrast to the stiff silks of the earlier decade. This cotton gauze demanded careful attention to stitches, since …

Engineered Garments Olive/Blue Cotton Plaid 19th Century BD Shirt

Engineered Garments Olive/Blue Cotton Plaid 19th Century BD Shirt

Corset, detail. London, England, early 19th century V&A

Corset, detail. London, England, early 19th century V&A