Wedding gown, Worth, 1878. Boned bodice with deep center front busk point & basque tails. Undersleeve is ivory satin; upper sleeve is net covered w/pearl appliqués. To create slashed effect, satin bands applied over pearls. Self-fabric strips sewn over bands to simulate knots. Ivory satin cockades at elbows. Plain weave silk backing. Skirt front backed with silk taffeta. Two layers of self fabric used to create bustle. Museum of the City of New York
Girls Are Taught To 'Think Pink,' But That Wasn't Always So
After World War II ended, Rosie the Riveter traded in her factory blues for June Cleaver's pink apron. A new exhibit traces pink back to the beginning — when plenty of boys wore it, too.
A sublimely pretty black and gold Worth day dress (ca. 1878-80) that comes by way of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. #dress #costume #clothing #Victorian #vintage #antique #historical #black #gold #beautiful #fashion #1800s #19th_century
Woman's Dress (Mantua) with Stomacher and Petticoat
Woman's Dress (Mantua) with Stomacher and Petticoat, Unknown, Italy, circa 1700, Costumes, Silk satin with metallic-thread embroidery.
Wedding dress, Berta Alkalaj, Belgrade, 1911. Silk, lace, pearls, wax, metal thread. Bottom picture is photo of exhibition catalog. Museum of Applied Arts, Belgrade
Court coat | probably British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The elegance and grandeur of 1770s and 80s court dress is displayed in this court coat. The magnificent array and abundance of silver decorations used to adorn the jacket would have sparkled in flickering candlelight and indicated the status of the wearer who could afford such an expensive garment
Primarily Primitives by abigailes_mommy
Yes, it's been awhile since I've posted!! I have been very busy between work and getting ready for the baby to arrive, and have been so tired that I haven't turned on my computer at night or most weekends after the long work week. Guess I've been slacking here! Anyways, all is well. The baby should arrive any day . . who knows when he'll decide to make his appearance into the world. He seems to be content moving around in my belly for now as I cherish the last few days of pregnancy. I love…