Dress of the Week – House of Worth 1902 - Paperblog
Evening gown, House of Worth, 1902. Photo: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.There’s no special significance to this week’s dress – it’s just really pretty and very pleasing to the eye, which is what I need on such a damp
One Met. Many Worlds | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Evening Dress, 1884–86. American or European. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. J. Randall Creel IV, 1963 (C.I.63.23.3a, b) | The bustle, which took hold in the 1870s, was at its most exaggerated extension by 1885. At its extreme, it was almost perpendicular to the small of the back. It was a popular conceit that the cantilevers of these bustles could support an entire tea service. #OneMetManyWorlds
Pair of Woman's Barrette Shoes
Pair of Woman's Barrette Shoes, (United States, Massachusetts, Boston, founded circa 1884), United States, Massachusetts, Boston, circa 1912, Costumes, Silk satin, leather.
Love the glove...
I had very good intentions when I wrote my last post... I was going to try to post several times this week because there was (is) so much I need to share... but Monday came/went, then Tuesday, and next thing I knew - it is Friday! Where did the week go?!? I've recently noticed that the days get shorter as I get older (funny, nobody warned me about that!) (So I still have tons of estate sale finds to share at a later date and since I'm attending a few more this weekend, I may never catch up!)…