dress ca. 1909 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Met's collection Dress Date: ca. 1909 Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 69 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of June Dorflinger.

This 1989 exhibition of the Brooklyn Museum was called The Opulent Era: Fashions of Worth, Doucet and Pingat, and featured many exquisite works from the greatest couture houses of la belle époque.

“ This 1989 exhibition of the Brooklyn Museum was called The Opulent Era: Fashions of Worth, Doucet and Pingat, and featured many exquisite works from the greatest couture houses of la belle époque. ” The exhibition book is splendid!

Ensemble, James McCreery Co., New York, ca. 1907. Wool, silk, cotton. Metropolitan Museum of Art: "This detailed American day ensemble is a finely detailed example of the period. According to the donor, Mrs. Philip J. Roosevelt, it was worn by her sister Gladys Roosevelt." The donor was a cousin to Theodore Roosevelt."

James McCreery Company 1907 Donated by Mrs. Philip Roosevelt - worn by sister Gladys Roosevelt - a cousin to Theodore Roosevelt.

LA MUERTE EN VENECIA TRAJE ROSA

I don't know how women managed to breathe with corsets like these. Fashion shouldn't mean torture, no matter how beautiful~ said the previous pinner. I would like to argue that jeans and a tee shirt are not fashion Edwardian dress 1912

Afternoon gown, J. Franken, Brooklyn, ca. 1910 - royal blue & white silk print. White lace & blue & gold embroidered net yoke. White lace standup collar edged in gold bullion ribbon & chiffon ruffle. Elbow-length sleeves w/tucks & piped trim. Silk undersleeves

Afternoon gown, J. Franken, Brooklyn, ca. White lace standup collar edged in gold bullion ribbon & chiffon ruffle. Elbow-length sleeves w/tucks & piped trim.

1780s gown, National Museums Northern Ireland:

“ Robe a l’anglaise ca. From the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum ”

Dress, 1901-1903. American. Wool. Met Museum

Dress Designer: M. Schiff Date: Culture: American Medium: wool Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 24 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 47 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Saidie E. Scudder, 1995 Accession Number: b

Griffin Embroidered Dress, ca. 1910s black beaded design blue gold silk downton abbey edwardian museum

Evening Dress 1910 Whole dress in satin silk and black tulle embroidered black. The dress is closed at the back by hooks. The bodice is stiffened by ribs.

1912 Metzer Couture Edwardian Metallic Embroidered Beaded Peacock Tea Gown

1912 Metzer Couture Edwardian Metallic Embroidered Beaded Peacock Tea Gown

Sooooo elegant

Belle Époque Summer Gown - - Cream silk chiffon w/ pale printed & flocked rose blossom clusters in soft colors - Brooklyn Museum - Augusta Auctions

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1910's Fashion

Dinner dress House of Drécoll The classic pannier draping and long pointed train of this dress indicates the highest style of the period. Beautiful in shape and style, the piece is an elegant.

Evening dress, Mme. Hayward, London, ca. 1909-10. Silk, metal, cotton. This skirt is part of a dress that is included in Janet Arnold's "Patterns of Fashion: Englishwomen's dresses and their construction ca. 1860-1940." She describes it as "an evening dress in black silk net covered with tiny 1/8" silver sequins over an ivory satin underskirt." Museum of London

Hayward, London, ca. "an evening dress in black silk net covered with tiny silver sequins over an ivory satin underskirt." Museum of London

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