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1879 RARE Trained Red Wool Embroidered At Home Robe with Watteau Back with Actual Cabinet Card Photograph of Original Owner!

1879 RARE Trained Red Wool Embroidered At Home Robe with Watteau Back with Actual Cabinet Card Photograph of Original Owner. It makes me remember that, even though it might not show up in photos, our ancestors loved to wear color just like we do today.

1887 American walking dress.

1887 American wool travelling dress displayed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Lovely trim on this dress

Dressing Gown.  Date: ca. 1875. Culture: American. Medium: wool, silk. Dimensions: Length at CB: 57 in. (144.8 cm).

Dressing gown Date: ca. 1875 Culture: American Medium: wool, silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 57 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs.

Dress Date: ca. 1870–1880 Media: Pale Olive Green Taffeta, Damask, And Sateen Accession Number: 52.12.1a-b Cuirasse style bodice, central panel of figured blue-green silk, attatched lace collar. Overskirt of figured silk attatches to bodice and is elaborately draped at the back. Trimmed with chenille fringe. Underskirt of olive taffeta, ruched, trained and trimmed with pleated flounces. For a large bustle.

FCBTC / Dress ca. Pale olive green taffeta, damask, and sateen. Cuirasse style bodice, central panel of figured blue-green silk, attatched lace collar. Overskirt of figured silk attatches to bodice and is elaborately draped at the back.

Wool Dressing Gown, circa 1890

Historic Color Combos: Red and Blue

Dressing Gown, European (probably), wool. "though the fabric used to make this robe appears to be a blanket, it is an expensive, high-styled garment which belonged to a fashionable woman and was undoubtedly made in a custom dressmaking or couture house.

Afternoon dress - Afternoon dress Designer: Grace King (American) Date: 1870–75 Culture: American Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 26 in. (66 cm) Length at CB (b): 53 in. (134.6 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Junod Jr., 1964

"Dress, Afternoon, by Grace King (American) Date: Culture: American Medium: silk, metal. Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Dress, Afternoon

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