A rather wonderful, can-can-esque fancy dress costume from the March 1835 edition of The Beau Monde.

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charles frederick worth - Design for a fancy-dress costume - Peacock

Peacock

It depicts a costume based around peacock feathers, with very exaggeratedly large peacock eyes on the skirt, an effect enhanced with applied tendrils of fringe, possibly chenille thread, to suggest the feathers.

1860s design for a "Card Game" themed fancy-dress costume, probably for the House of Worth. V&A.

Design for a fancy-dress costume

Design for a fancy-dress costume

L'Art et la Mode 1890 N°08 Marie de Solar, hand colored fashion plate

L'Art et la Mode 1890 Marie de Solar, hand colored fashion plate Ask a question about this item? Permalink Browsing the category L'Art et la Mode (Plates / Engravings) L'Art et la Mode 1890 Marie de Solar, hand colored fashion plate

1860s Design for a fancy-dress costume | Leon Sault | VA Search the Collections

Design for a fancy-dress costume

This design was possibly created as a fancy dress costume for Charles Frederick Worth, or as a theatre or ballet costume. Such costumes could be cryptic, with the theme of this one particularly open to interpretation.

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