Explore Historical Costume, Historical Dress, and more!

Dress worn by Empress Maria Feodorovna, Hermitage Museum - wide front opening, contrasting stomacher & petticoat

Dress worn by Empress Maria Feodorovna, Hermitage Museum - wide front opening, contrasting stomacher & petticoat

19-11-11  Dress    1780-1785    The Victoria & Albert Museum

Robe, France, the Victoria & Albert Museum “ This gown demonstrates the fashionable styles in women’s formal dress of the The hoop has changed from the square shape of earlier decades.

Russian Court dress Empress Marie Feodorovna, wife of Emperor Paul I.  In 18th century Russia the nobility spent most evenings at grand balls during the winter months.  They wore their most exquisite gowns and jewelry dripping from every inch of their bodies.  It must have been a truly amazing site.

Russian Court dress Empress Marie Feodorovna, wife of Emperor Paul I. In century Russia the nobility spent most evenings at grand balls during the winter months. They wore their most exquisite gowns and jewelry dripping from every inch of their bodies.

Officer's dress, Catherine the Great.

Officer’s dress of Catherine the Great

Evening or dinner dress, Mme. Gabrielle, Paris, ca. early 1870s. Mme. Gabrielle, while not as well-known now, was as respected in her day as Charles Worth and other top Parisian designers. Charleston Museum Tumblr

Evening or dinner dress, Mme. Gabrielle, while not as well-known now, was as respected in her day as Charles Worth and other top Parisian designers.

1727-1730 French Coat and waistcoat worn by Tsar Peter II at the Moscow Kremlin Museums -

French Coat and waistcoat worn by Tsar Peter II, Moscow Kremlin Museums, decorated in silver embroidery, worked separately then applied to the velvet and taffeta, rather than embroidered directly onto the coat and waistcoat.

18thc red gown

Eye candy for Easter ,a gallery of 18th costume

In eighteenth-century dress, the torso was encased by layers of quilted linen and boning that constitute an exaggerated exoskeleton. An inevitable consequence of this redefinition of the torso is an emphasis on the hip and bustline

Tea Gown of Empress Maria Feodorovna ca. 1890s

Ready for the delightful month of October! This tea gown of Empress Maria Feodorovna ca. will work for sipping your favorite tea or coffee while.

Dress that looks to be made from watered silk, 1858. It has 2 bodices - the short-sleeve with the low neckline for the evening, and the high-necked long-sleeve bodice for daytime wear. Met Museum.

Green transformation dress, 1858 - possibly watered silk. It has 2 bodices - the short-sleeve with the low neckline for the evening, and the high-necked long-sleeve bodice for daytime wear.

Robe a la Polonaise ("Polish dress") with chintz fabric. Outer skirts would be…

Embroidery on linen was a popular pastime for both men and women in the upper classes and the patterns were often chosen to resemble silk fabric. Dress à la polonaise, outer fabric embroidered linen, lining linen, KM Photo Pernilla Rasmussen

Pinterest
Search