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Two-piece summer dress, Lucile, 1915. White cotton organdy embroidered in black and white flowers. Skirt is trimmed in lace and bodice has a shawl collar. Meadow Brook Hall Historic Costume Collection, Oakland Univ.

Look at the incredible needlework! Two-piece summer dress, Lucile, White cotton organdy embroidered in black and white flowers. Skirt is trimmed in lace and bodice has a shawl collar. Via Meadow Brook Hall Historic Costume Collection, Oakland Univ.

Evening dress, French, ca. 1911-15. Silk embroidery floss on silk net. Bodice, lined with lightly boned taffeta, has sleeves cut in T-shape, kimono style. Gunmetal bead trim, attached in the Luneville or tambour method. Smith College Historic Clothing

Evening dress French ca. Silk embroidery floss on silk net. Bodice lined with lightly boned taffeta has sleeves cut in T-shape kimono style. Gunmetal bead trim attached in the Luneville or tambour method.

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Cotton gauze upper skirt panel with pintucks & crocheted inserts above Irish crochet skirt. Irish crochet with tambour stitch bridges w/picots, flowers, & open-work "ladders.

White cotton marquisette (mesh) dress, ca. 1910-15, with embroidery, lace insertion, and covered buttons. Made by “Mrs. DeWitt/5 West 31st Street, New York.” CharlestonMuseum.tumblr.com

White cotton marquisette (mesh) dress, ca. with embroidery, lace insertion, and covered buttons. West Street, New York.

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Wedding gown, Grand Magasins de la Paix, ca. Ivory silk faille with Brussels lace and ivory cord passementerie. Jacket-like bodice with curved basque and bell-shaped sleeves, skirt, and overskirt.

1910 Tea gown: apricot silk charmeuse and apricot silk chiffon. Collar is white silk chiffon. Lined in apricot batiste. Crossover front bodice snaps in layers underneath. Charmeuse and chiffon rose on side. Bodice has charmeuse halfway up. Chiffon sleeves with chiffon ruffles and charmeuse banding. Skirt is tiered ruffled chiffon on sides with silk charmeuse front and back. Photo is of Isabel Warren wearing a similar dress in 1915. Via Maire McLeod, Ruby Lane.

gown: apricot silk charmeuse and apricot silk chiffon. Photo is of Isabel Warren wearing a similar dress in Via Maire McLeod, Ruby Lane.

MUSLIN WEDDING GOWN, 1795 Dress w/ matching petticoat, delicate painted border designs & scattered painted sprigs. Augusta Auctions

MUSLIN WEDDING GOWN, 1795 Dress w/ matching petticoat, delicate painted border designs & scattered painted sprigs. Augusta Auctions - /nickinadine/old-soul/ BACK

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

1890's day dress

If I ever create a outfit, this is what I'd use as my inspiration. Blue Cotton Walking Suit Of Jacket And Skirt With Detail Of Venetian Point Lace And Glass Beads - ANTIcostume Not actually vintage.

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Evening gown ca. Scoop neck trimmed with lace & beading around collar. Lace cascades down left side.

White silk velvet and metallic lace evening dress, ca. 1911-14. Wide waist girdle in white velvet with large bow at center front. Hobble skirt and short train formed from crossing panels of velvet. Goldstein Museum of Design, Univ. of Minnesota

White silk velvet and metallic lace evening dress, circa Wide waist girdle in white velvet with large bow at center front. Hobble skirt and short train formed from crossing panels of velvet. Via Goldstein Museum of Design, University of Minnesota.

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