mid century, Italy and Hungary, skirt and bodice presumably from the wardrobe of Orsolya Esterhazy. Made of cut-pile velvet embroidered with gilded silver thread; decorated with coral beads. Museum of Applied Arts
1616 Lucy Harrington, Countess of Bedford National Portrait Gallery, London. Court dress in 1603 was based on the wheel farthingale; in 1616 court dress is based on a hooped skirt with a conical shape maybe from a plain farthingale.
Princess Marie Adélaïde of Savoy December 1685 – 12 February was the wife of Louis, Dauphin of France, Duke of Burgundy. She was the eldest daughter of Duke Victor Amadeus II of Savoy and of Anne Marie d'Orléans.
'The Victorian Era' is named after Queen Victoria of England (pictured here in her wedding dress). Victoria married her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, in She started the tradition of wearing white.
Leggy night out: Kate looks all dressed up as she arrives at the Royal Albert Hall to watch Gary Barlow perform
Doublet & Hose (image 6) | England | 1821 | satin, lace, gilt thread | Kerry Taylor Auctions | December 12, 2016 | Worn by the Earl of Camden for the coronation of King George IV on 19 July 1821. The theme was Elizabethan/Jacobean.