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Evening dress, Reville & Rossiter, Ltd., London, ca. 1910. Twilled silver cloth. Square neck and short sleeves. Bodice trimmed with silver bugle beads, seed beads, & rhinestones. Draped light pink tulle at neck & sleeves. Bodice lined with white chiffon and satin; steel stays in built-in corset. Floor-length skirt with slight train. Metal weights in skirt and throughout bottom hem. Chicago History Museum

Evening dress, Reville & Rossiter, Ltd., London, ca. 1910. Twilled silver cloth. Square neck and short sleeves. Bodice trimmed with silver bugle beads, seed beads, & rhinestones. Draped light pink tulle at neck & sleeves. Bodice lined with white chiffon and satin; steel stays in built-in corset. Floor-length skirt with slight train. Metal weights in skirt and throughout bottom hem. Chicago History Museum

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Guest Post: Perfect partners: Muslin and cashmere

1805-1810 ca. Muslin Dress. Dress, cotton embroidered with cotton thread, woven in Bengal. Given by Miss. P. H. Rew. Museum no. CIRC. 30-1958. 1750-60 ca. Shawl, twill-tapestry woven pashmina, Kashmir. Given by Miss M. Davis. Museum no. IM. 17-1915 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London collections.vam.ac.uk

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Wedding dress

1889 Cream satin Wedding Dress consisting of a jacket bodice, skirt, and train. Made in the UK. Worn by Ella Lewin (née Alston) of Bromley, Kent, the daughter of a well-to-do Ceylon tea merchant, for her marriage in 1889. Via V&A.

Half-mourning dress, James McCreery & Co., United States, 1894. Purple full-finish wool twill. Metropolitan Museum of Art via Opening Ceremony and Hyperallergic

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Walking costume

This costume was made in London, England, by Lucile Ltd of Hanover Square. It made of willed silk and wool. This time women took part in work more, so costumes were becoming neat, comfortable.

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Vintage 50s Liberty of London Silk Twill Scarf with Japanese Lantern Design

This is a silk twill scarf made by the venerable firm Liberty of London. The scarf features a wonderful graphic of Japanese lanterns amidst bamboo. Age: late maybe early Label: No label, bu

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Dress

1870-1879 silk, twill, ribbon, yak lace, velvet, and brocade child's dress. Via V.

NAVY BLUE WOOL TAIL COAT, ENGLAND, 1820s November, 2007 -Tasha Tudor Historic Costume Collection New Hope, PA Dark navy blue broadcloth, double breasted with cut across waist and back tails, trimmed with black silk velvet collar and twelve chased gilt dome style buttons marked "Jennens Co. London", front chest and tails lined in black ribbed silk, sleeves linedin ivory silk twill, (six smaller cuff buttons missing) excellent.