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July opera dress, 1811 England, La Belle Assemblée

July opera dress, 1811 England, La Belle Assemblée

March opera dress, 1818 England, British Lady’s Magazine

March opera dress, 1818 England, British Lady’s Magazine

July opera dress (and a suit for boys), 1811 England, Ackermann’s Repository

July opera dress (and a suit for boys), 1811 England, Ackermann’s Repository

Mens’ day, business and theatre fashions, Aug 1899
Evening or opera dresses, 1874 Austria-Hungary (modern-day Budapest, Hungary), Budapesti Bazárra

Evening or opera dresses, 1874 Austria-Hungary (modern-day Budapest, Hungary), Budapesti Bazárra

Opera cape, 1898 UK, the Met Museum
Opera coat, 1920’s
Dress and matching opera coat, 1920’s
Opera coat by Liberty & Co, ca 1910’s-20’s
damesalamode:

Lady’s Magazine, November 1830.
Holy cape!  Look at that thing!  Crazy-colored lining, amazing Van-Dyked collar, cool trim.  I want it!

So…Who stole from who?
Mysteries of the universe.

damesalamode:

Lady’s Magazine, November 1830.

Holy cape!  Look at that thing!  Crazy-colored lining, amazing Van-Dyked collar, cool trim.  I want it!

So…Who stole from who?

Mysteries of the universe.

Morning, fancy and opera dress, 1830
The fancy dress is supposed to be Chinese.

Morning, fancy and opera dress, 1830

The fancy dress is supposed to be Chinese.

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