Isis' Wardrobe: Late 19th century masquerade costumes

Yesterdays post about century masquerade costumes made me remember a batch of early century pictures of various costumes.

Late 19th century masquerade costume

Yesterdays post about century masquerade costumes made me remember a batch of early century pictures of various costumes.

A feather duster! 1872

Fancy dress, 1872 Germany, Victoria Looks like a rainbow (complete with clouds and raindrops) and a duster, and I can’t tell what the one in the middle is. These are actually pretty clever.

Late 19th century masquerade costume

Yesterdays post about century masquerade costumes made me remember a batch of early century pictures of various costumes.

The Hornet and The Incroyable -from the book, Fancy Dresses Described by Ardern Holt, 1887. This book gives advice on what to wear to fancy dress balls or masquerade balls and includes many illustrations. Have some Halloween costume inspiration from the Victorian Era! Source : http://fuckyeahvictorians.tumblr.com/post/34712916014/thedailyvictorian-re-posting-two-costume

The Hornet and The Incroyable -from the book, Fancy Dresses Described by Ardern Holt, This book gives advice on what to wear to fancy dress balls or masquerade balls and includes many illustrations.

Egyptian from 'Fancy Dresses Described; or, What to Wear at Fancy Balls,' by Hold, Ardern, 1896

While wandering around on the Net I found this absolutely delightful little book Fancy dresses described; or, what to wear at fancy.

Costume Institute Fashion Plates, Theatre Costume 19th - 20th century, Plate 018. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Costume Institute. (b17520939) | Fashion plate depicting 1890s theatre costumes. #metmuseum #costumeinstitute #fashionplates #1800

Costume Institute Fashion Plates, Theatre Costume - century, Plate Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

My Little Time Machine — gravesandghouls: Fancy Dress Costumes c. 1800s...

gravesandghouls: Fancy Dress Costumes c. (via) The Golden Star, Spring Butterfly, Sir Sun, Lucky Charm, The Poppy and The Airship

sisterwolf:    Masquerade

An entry from pretty begonia

The saw fancy dress costumes becoming far more fanciful and unrestrained. Women who were modestly covered from head to toe in daily life reveled in creating revealing and controversial costumes, a trend which is still going strong today.

ca. 1866, “Beautiful goddess of liberty, Star Spangled Banner, etc”, [carte de visite portrait of a girl, dressed as Columbia, the American Flag, and a gentleman in a Revolutionary War costume], Frederick Coombs

1866 Portrait of a girl dressed as Columbia, the American Flag, and a gentleman in a Revolutionary War costume (Frederick Coombs?

“Zeppelin” fancy dress costume

eachdayaflower: Maybe from here? There’s a collection of these there, but this one is by far the most absolutely amazing.

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