Favorite decades: 1910's, 1800's, 1870's
Favorite artists: Anthony van Dyck, Giovanni Boldini, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Lawrence
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Portrait of Broadway actress Nina Napier, 1913 US, the George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress)
Papier-mache costumes for children or teens, 1919 US, Ladies’ Home Journal
(Left to right) “Barnyard”, “Quiet Richness of the Peacock”, “Somber Owl”
“The Owl costume will perhaps afford the most fun because the eyes in the headdress are made of transparent paper, behind which an electric bulb may be inserted. A pocket to hold a small battery may be put under the wig.”
The description at the bottom of the page is for the costumes in the last post.
Papier-mache Halloween costumes for children or teens, 1919 US, Ladies’ Home Journal
(Left to right) “Showing the Ruddy Apple”, “Brilliant Wheatfield”, “Autumnal Beauty of the Cosmos”.
I’m not sure what this is a reference to, but I’m guessing maybe the Three Graces? Could they be Aglaia (wheatfield), Thalia (flowers) and Euphrosyne (apples)?
Evening dress, ca 1917 US, LACMA
Afternoon dress, ca 1914 US, LACMA
Day dress, 1909-11 US, LACMA
Dress by Paul Poiret, 1909-10 Paris, LACMA