Favorite decades: 1910's, 1800's, 1870's
Favorite artists: Anthony van Dyck, Giovanni Boldini, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Lawrence
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Bonnet, 1800-05 France, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bonnet. White silk with crossed tabs trimmed with cording over net lining at top; floss-covered buttons at sides and center. Heavier silk band twisted along edge; chenille and floss silk braid and net ruffles at edge. Pink silk ribbon bow on left side. Drawstring at back.
Dress, 1800-05 Europe, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris
Court dress, 1809 France, Costume Parisien
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Very lovely plate (and one I’ve never seen before!) but the date is actually 1804/1805. Anything with the “An” on it pre-dates 1806, when they starting dating the plates with more easily recognizable years!
Don’t mind me. Just reblogging this for my own future reference
Evening dress, 1800-05 England, Cora Ginsburg
Someone make this for me
Evening dress, 1803-07 India (worn in Europe, the UK or the US), Kent State
Silver embroidery on the hem:
Fashion plate, 1804 France, Journal des Dames et des Modes