From a fascinating exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, “Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail 1700-1915.” These are the actual clothes worn at the time, not reproductions.

An Incroyable. From a fascinating exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, “Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail These are the actual clothes worn at the time, not reproductions.

Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700–1915 | LACMA

Man's Suit France c. 1760 Coat and waistcoat: wool plain weave, full finish, with sequins and metallic-thread embroidery; Breeches: wool plain weave, full finish, with silk and metallic-thread passementerie

Dresses (robe a la polonaise) (1976.146a,b_1970.87) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

From the Met Museum: Dress (robe à la polonaise), ca. 1780 French White silk de chine with hand–painted multicolored floral sprays. Dress (robe à la polonaise), American Yellow silk de chine with hand–painted multicolored floral sprays.

Detail of Mantle, Paris, c. 1891  Emile Pingat, France, active 1860-1896. Wool plain weave and silk velvet with silk and metallic-thread embroidery, glass beads, and ostrich-feather trim.

❤ Detail of Mantle ~ Paris ~ 1891 Emile Pingat ~ France ~ Wool plain weave and silk velvet with silk and metallic-thread embroidery, glass beads, and ostrich-feather trim.

Dress (image 1) | European | 1819-22 | silk | Metropolitan Museum of  Art |  Accession Number: 1981.13.2

Dress Date: Culture: European Medium: silk Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Dress

Gorgeous late medieval wool kirtle & damask sleeves. I love those pin on sleeves, I bet it is based off of one my favourite paintings of Mary Magdalene.

Gorgeous late medieval wool kirtle & damask sleeves - I have a dress this color. Oh, and that belt.

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Museum Exhibit: Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail

If I can wear clothes like this I might consider playing tennis. Tennis Dress 1885 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Polish Style Gown, French, c. 1775 - Fashioning Fashion - LACMA    From the exhibition "Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. On view from October 2, 2010 - March 6, 2011.

Century Polish Style Gown, French, c. 1775 - Fashioning Fashion - LACMA From the exhibition "Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. On view from October 2010 - March

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