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Ballgown by Worth, ca 1900
Dress worn by a first lady of Arkansas, 1901 US, Old State House Museum, Little Rock

Dress worn by a first lady of Arkansas, 1901 US, Old State House Museum, Little Rock

Cleo de Merode by Giovanni Boldini, 1901

Cleo de Merode by Giovanni Boldini, 1901

Portrait of Madame Cavalieri by Giovanni Boldini, 1901

Portrait of Madame Cavalieri by Giovanni Boldini, 1901

Dress by Worth worn by Queen Alexandrine of Denmark, ca 1900 (?)
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Lady Speyer by John Singer Sargent, 1907 (1901-style dress) UK

Lady Speyer by John Singer Sargent, 1907 (1901-style dress) UK

Russian court dress, ca 1900
I find it fascinating that Russian court dress managed to retain elements of 16th century fashion into the 20th century.  The unusual split sleeves once worn by Queen Elizabeth I even came to be known as “Russian sleeves”.

Russian court dress, ca 1900

I find it fascinating that Russian court dress managed to retain elements of 16th century fashion into the 20th century.  The unusual split sleeves once worn by Queen Elizabeth I even came to be known as “Russian sleeves”.

Dress, 1901 the Netherlands, De Gracieuse
That’s it for De Gracieuse…for now….lol

Dress, 1901 the Netherlands, De Gracieuse

That’s it for De Gracieuse…for now….lol

Walking suits, 1901 the Netherlands, De Gracieuse
Dresses and suits, 1901 the Netherlands, De Gracieuse
Walking suits, 1901 the Netherlands, De Gracieuse

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