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Pair of gloves

Pair of gloves, England, Great Britain (made), ca. 1795-1825 (made). Knitted cotton embroidered with silk. Victoria and Albert Museum. [I love these!!]


Front View 1880's original mourning gown. Gown images courtesy of time-travelers antiques on ebay. "A most becoming original circa 1880 lady's black silk taffeta 2 piece bustled and trained mourning dress that is a very good example of a woman not sacrificing style at the time of mourning. Lined and stayed, with a ruched bodice and underskirt, trimmed in black silk satin and bobbin and Cluny lace, and with pleated cuffs and hem. Passementerie button accents to the tail, and a graceful…


Evening boots Date: 1860–69 Culture: probably French Medium: Linen, metallic, sequins Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Chauncey E. Low, 1931 Accession Number: 2009.300.4195a, b Metropolitan Museum of Art