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Hood, 1760’s France, Les Arts Décoratifs

Hood, 1760’s France, Les Arts Décoratifs

Evening dress, late 1930’s, Shelburne Museum

Evening dress, late 1930’s, Shelburne Museum

Evening dress by Hattie Carnegie, 1949 New York, Shelburne Museum
Worn by the museum’s founder to a Hollywood event.

Evening dress by Hattie Carnegie, 1949 New York, Shelburne Museum

Worn by the museum’s founder to a Hollywood event.

Bodice by Worth, 1880-85 Paris, Shelburne Museum
Wouldn’t you love to be able to have seen the whole dress?  I wonder if the rest of it is still out there?

Bodice by Worth, 1880-85 Paris, Shelburne Museum

Wouldn’t you love to be able to have seen the whole dress?  I wonder if the rest of it is still out there?

Mantle, 1880’s, Shelburne Museum
Possibly made in Asia for the European market

Mantle, 1880’s, Shelburne Museum

Possibly made in Asia for the European market

Evening coat by Worth, 1890 Paris, Shelburne Museum
I usually love anything by Worth (like a lot of you, it seems), but this one?  Maybe it’s just the picture, but idk.  Like eatoncrow said, the pattern makes it look like it’s covered in leeches.

Evening coat by Worth, 1890 Paris, Shelburne Museum

I usually love anything by Worth (like a lot of you, it seems), but this one?  Maybe it’s just the picture, but idk.  Like eatoncrow said, the pattern makes it look like it’s covered in leeches.

Shoes by Donna Greco, 1925-35 Paris, Shelburne Museum

Shoes by Donna Greco, 1925-35 Paris, Shelburne Museum

An Australian Native by Tom Roberts, 1888 Australia, National Gallery of Australia

An Australian Native by Tom Roberts, 1888 Australia, National Gallery of Australia

Althea by John White Alexander, 1895
An Elegant Lady in a Red Dress by Eduardo Léon Garrido, ca 1870’s

An Elegant Lady in a Red Dress by Eduardo Léon Garrido, ca 1870’s

Portrait of Countess Teresa Zumali Marsili With Her Son Giuseppe by Francesco Hayez, 1833 Italy

Portrait of Countess Teresa Zumali Marsili With Her Son Giuseppe by Francesco Hayez, 1833 Italy

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