fashionsfromhistory:

Room from the Het Scheepje

Early 17th Century 

Haarlem, Netherlands

Philadelphia Museum of Art

fashionsfromhistory:

Dressing Jacket
c.1885
France
MET

fashionsfromhistory:

Dressing Jacket

c.1885

France

MET

fashionsfromhistory:

Slip
1910-1915
France
MET

fashionsfromhistory:

Slip

1910-1915

France

MET

fashionsfromhistory:

Noblewoman’s Ensemble

Kabardian People

Northwest Caucasus, Russia

1880

Russian Museum of Ethnography

fashionsfromhistory:

Dressing Gown
c.1855
MFA

fashionsfromhistory:

Dressing Gown

c.1855

MFA

fashionsfromhistory:

Evening Ensemble
Jeanne Lanvin
Spring/Summer 1923
MET

fashionsfromhistory:

Evening Ensemble

Jeanne Lanvin

Spring/Summer 1923

MET

fashionsfromhistory:

"1903 Doll" from the Gratitude Train

Canada Furs & Pierre et Rene

1949

MET

fashionsfromhistory:

"1755 Doll" from the Gratitude Train

A. Reichert 

1949

This design by the furriers Blondell is credited as being a “Manon Lescaut” style. “Manon Lescaut”, published by Antoine Françoise Prévost in 1731 typifies the lyrical emotion of rococo literature and inspired several stage productions including a ballets and operas by Massenet and Puccini. 

MET

fashionsfromhistory:

Cape
c.1855
British 
MET

fashionsfromhistory:

Cape

c.1855

British 

MET

fashionsfromhistory:

Wedding Dress
E. Karolou Bridal House
c.1955
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

fashionsfromhistory:

Wedding Dress

E. Karolou Bridal House

c.1955

Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

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