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Mourning Dress, Scotland (Britain): silk velvet, with silk satin piping and appliqué. "The death of Princess Charlotte in the only child of George IV plunged the whole country into mourning & set the high standards for mourning dress"

V&A Museum  item no T.73-2010. Mourning silk velvet eve dress, Scotland, decorated with silk satin piping&appliqué 1823-25.


Mourning evening dress, Scotland, the Victoria & Albert Museum This black velvet evening dress was worn Jane Johnstone niece of William Jardine founder of Hong Kong merchants Jardine, Matheson & Co.

Evening dress, ca. 1825 (from older dress ca. 1785); Kentucky Historical Society 1960.4

Dress 1825 “ Old file notes say that this dress was worn by Sarah Louise Lane Powell - for a ball held in Shelbyville in honor of General Lafayette in May 1825 during his tour of the.

Dress Date: ca. 1894 Culture: probably American Medium: silk

I'm certain this is an earlier dress, remade with the large sleeves (explaining the two-tone sleeves, lack of velvet elsewhere except as easily-added accent)


Blue silk high waisted bodice with wide square neckline. Short sleeves with…

DigitaltMuseum - Antrekk

Digitalt Museum - Antrekk Made in Norway, silk lined with linen fabric in plain weave. Diagram of pattern pieces included!

1810s dress

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