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Helene Dutrieu modelling a pale blue and pink robe du soir, or evening dress designed by Bernard, from French periodical LES MODES. Location: France Date taken: May 1909

Antique Passion-Láminas Antiguas,Vintage,Retro...y manualidades varias: Damas Eduardianas

Yvonne de Bray modeling a pink robe du diner with gray chiffon and lace trim created by Martial and Armand, while she looks at herself in hand mirror, photographed by Felix, from French periodical LES MODES.

Aesthetic dress was a fashion of the 1880s and 1890s consisting of mediaeval-like robes which were loose, unstructured and with little detail and few accessories or trimmings. The fashion was promoted as a more natural look for women in contrast to the artificial tiny waists and full bosoms of other fashions current at the time.

The aesthetic dress is a dress reform movement in the and which directly related to attempts to reform the arts in England that did have some impact on clothing styles.

Mary (Leiter) Curzon (American, 1870-1906) Lady Curzon, Vicereine of India ~ In 1902 Lord Curzon organized the Delhi Durbar to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII, “the grandest pageant in history”, which created a tremendous sensation. At the state ball Mary wore an extravagant coronation gown, by the House of Worth of Paris, known as the Peacock Dress, stitched of gold cloth, embroidered with peacock feathers with a blue/green beetle wing in each eye and weighing over 10 pounds.

n 1902 Lord Curzon organized the Delhi Durbar to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII, “the grandest pageant in history”, which created a tremendous sensation. At the state ball Mary wore an extravagant coronation gown, by the House of Worth

Worth's famous Peacock Gown, worn at the Delhi Durbar on the occasion of Edward VII's coronation (NOT the other Delhi Durbar on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Jubilee). It was worn by Lady Curzon, the Vicereine of India. She was said to have "looked a dream" in it.

Peacock Dress by House of Worth worn by Mary, Lady Curzon, Vicereine of India, at the Delhi Durbar which was held in 1903 in celebration of the coronation of Edward VII. A guest at the ball remarked: “You cannot conceive what a dream she looked”.

Evening dress (back view) Design House: House of Worth  Date: ca. 1910 Culture: French Medium: silk, cotton, metallic threads, glass Accession Number: 1977.158.1

Evening dress House of Worth (French, Date: ca. 1910 Culture: French Medium: silk, cotton, metallic threads, glass Dimensions: Length: 54 in.

Worth Evening Dress 1910

Edwardian - Evening dress House of Worth (French, Date: ca. 1910 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length: 59 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Eva Drexel Dahlgren, 1976

Embroidered pale yellow silk evening dress with rhinestone decoration (back), by Mme. Besancon de Wagner for House of Drécoll, French, 1910.

Drecoll was a major Parisian house during the early century. This dress reflects an interest in historicism; the empire style and embroidery evoke the neoclassical fashions of the Napoleonic era.

Evening dress, 1908 From the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague

Evening dress 1908 Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague - Photo Kocourek Andrew, Gabriel Urbanek - Art Nouveau

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