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Elizabeth Home, Countess of Suffolk by Paul van Somer (?), ca 1615-17 England, English Heritage
Does anyone know what she has wrapped around her?  Some kind of coat, it looks like.  I’ve never seen anything like it before.

Elizabeth Home, Countess of Suffolk by Paul van Somer (?), ca 1615-17 England, English Heritage

Does anyone know what she has wrapped around her?  Some kind of coat, it looks like.  I’ve never seen anything like it before.

ornamentedbeing:

Look at how beautiful this costume is! It was worn by Mary Pickford in the 1929 version of Taming of the Shrew!

ornamentedbeing:

Look at how beautiful this costume is! It was worn by Mary Pickford in the 1929 version of Taming of the Shrew!

Music sheet cover for The New Bloomer Polka, 1851
I wonder how many women actually wore them?

Music sheet cover for The New Bloomer Polka, 1851


I wonder how many women actually wore them?

Ad for C Hayman, ca 1885
Poster for Haute-Garonne Week, 1916

Poster for Haute-Garonne Week, 1916

Portrait of Anne Fairfax in the Guise of a Shepherdess by Philippe Mercier, ca 1739-51, Fairfax House

Portrait of Anne Fairfax in the Guise of a Shepherdess by Philippe Mercier, ca 1739-51, Fairfax House

Portrait of Madame Isaac de Thellusson by Nicolas de Largillière, 1725, English Heritage

Portrait of Madame Isaac de Thellusson by Nicolas de Largillière, 1725, English Heritage

Portrait of a Lady in Blue and Gold by anonymous (possible copy of an original by the Beaubrun family), ca 1635-80, the Bowes Museum

Portrait of a Lady in Blue and Gold by anonymous (possible copy of an original by the Beaubrun family), ca 1635-80, the Bowes Museum

Widowed and Fatherless by Léon Bazile Perrault, 1874 France, Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Widowed and Fatherless by Léon Bazile Perrault, 1874 France, Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Portrait of a Lady in Black Pierre Louis Delaval, 1845 France, the Bowes Museum

Portrait of a Lady in Black Pierre Louis Delaval, 1845 France, the Bowes Museum

Marie Louise of Orleans, Queen of Spain by Jose Garcia Hidalgo, ca 1682 Spain, the Bowes Museum
Dat Habsburg everything

Marie Louise of Orleans, Queen of Spain by Jose Garcia Hidalgo, ca 1682 Spain, the Bowes Museum

Dat Habsburg everything

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