Dinner dress, Alice M. Dunstan, New York, ca. 1895. Silk. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gorgeous fabric. Wish we could see the front.
40s pink peach satin gown dress Charles James Dress - 1945 - by Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906-1978) - Silk - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
French Dress - 1925 - Silk, rhinestones - The Metropolitan Museum of Art Like and Repin. Thx Noelito Flow. http://www.instagram.com/noelitoflow
Vionnet Dress - SS 1938 - by Madeleine Vionnet (French, 1876-1975) - Rayon - @~ Watsonette
Half-sewn muslin, 1947 The Collection includes an extraordinary group of sewn muslins and flat patterns that represent James' design process from original concept to the finished garment. Several clients gave supporting material along with the actual garments. In some cases, the garments are accompanied by materials that represent all of James' design phases—two flat patterns (paper and muslin) and two sewn muslins (half and full).
Worth Evening Dress - 1913 - by House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) - Silk, glass, metal - @~ Mlle gift of Mrs Robert F. Kilborne.
Cream muslin dress embroidered with metallic thread. Detail of embroidery. 1805-10 Met Museum
Stockings 1890s The Metropolitan Museum of Art One of the interesting things about looking at the fashions of more conservative times is that it causes one to stop and think about the parts of the body that we consider sexy. The patterns on these...