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Haute Couture Charles Frederick Worth afternoon  dress gown circa from French 1875. Made from silk with lace, pleated ruffles and tassel trim marked by darker colors drapery fabric, oversize accessories and elongated forms include the bustle skirt at the back. The dense textiles preferred were covered in trimming, beadwork, puffs and bows to visually elevate them further. #HauteCouture #Fashion House of Worth

Haute Couture Charles Frederick Worth afternoon dress gown circa from French 1875. Made from silk with lace, pleated ruffles and tassel trim marked by darker colors drapery fabric, oversize accessories and elongated forms include the bustle skirt at the back. The dense textiles preferred were covered in trimming, beadwork, puffs and bows to visually elevate them further. #HauteCouture #Fashion House of Worth

Seal with a Figure of a Cat on Top, 664–332 B.C. From Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1926 (26.3.123) #cats

Seal with a Figure of a Cat on Top, 664–332 B.C. From Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1926 (26.3.123) #cats

This photo was sourced from Pinterest and is not for sale in our Vintage Adventure store. Just a gorgeous brooch to behold. Georges Fouquet’s 1923 jade, onyx and diamond dress ornament is in the collection of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.Applauding Art Deco | 1stdibs Introspective

Applauding Art Deco

This photo was sourced from Pinterest and is not for sale in our Vintage Adventure store. Just a gorgeous brooch to behold. Georges Fouquet’s 1923 jade, onyx and diamond dress ornament is in the collection of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.Applauding Art Deco | 1stdibs Introspective

Masked Figure Pendant, 4th–8th century Costa Rica; Atlantic Watershed Jade. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Masked Figure Pendant, 4th–8th century Costa Rica; Atlantic Watershed Jade. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Of the many stone masks known from the ancient Americas, few are as arresting as this example made by the Olmec peoples of southern Mexico.

Of the many stone masks known from the ancient Americas, few are as arresting as this example made by the Olmec peoples of southern Mexico.

Mariano Fortuny created a number of variations of his pleated silk gowns. In this model, he combined elements of the classical chiton and the peplos. A "tunic" is attached along its neckline to a long sleeveless underdress, suggesting the apoptygma of the classical peplos. This effect is further emphasized by the handkerchief points at either hip, which would have been seen on the sides of an authentic apoptygma.

Mariano Fortuny created a number of variations of his pleated silk gowns. In this model, he combined elements of the classical chiton and the peplos. A "tunic" is attached along its neckline to a long sleeveless underdress, suggesting the apoptygma of the classical peplos. This effect is further emphasized by the handkerchief points at either hip, which would have been seen on the sides of an authentic apoptygma.

Imperial Anemones Maker: House of Carl Fabergé Date: probably 1899–1908 Culture: Russian, Saint Petersburg Medium: Gold, polychrome enamel, jade, rock crystal

Imperial Anemones Maker: House of Carl Fabergé Date: probably 1899–1908 Culture: Russian, Saint Petersburg Medium: Gold, polychrome enamel, jade, rock crystal

Belt slide, Jin (1115–1234)–Yuan (1271–1368) dynasty, 12th–14th century  China  Jade (Nephrite)

Belt slide, Jin (1115–1234)–Yuan (1271–1368) dynasty, 12th–14th century China Jade (Nephrite)

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