Marianna

Marianna

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Robotics student by day, hobby artist and period costume aficionado by night. Mostly obsessed over late Victorian, Edwardian & 1920's fashions.
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Cream satin, with silk chiffon and crepe de chine trimmed with Honiton and guipure lace, orange velvet and silver sequins. The pouched bodice and flared, trained skirt give the fashionable sweeping curves we associate with the Edwardian age. Title Dress, 1905

1905 cream satin, with silk chiffon and crepe de chine trimmed with Honiton and guipure lace, orange velvet and silver sequins. The pouched bodice and flared, trained skirt give the fashionable sweeping curves we associate with the Edwardian age

1842. British. Silk. metmuseum

For thousands of years, silk has been a symbol of luxury. Its lustrous finish and soft texture made it the choice of royalty and nobility. The ease with which silk could be worked and dyed earned it

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1890 This dress is in keeping with the interest in historical revivals popular in the century. The long puffed sleeves refer to both Elizabethan and early styles. The one-piece construction indicates it was probably intended for formal reception at home.