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Medium: wool Scandinavian clothing can be quite similar but 'this girl's ensemble, picture[d] here with a complete boy's ensemble is distinctive to Norway for its darker color palette than neighboring sweden and Denmark'


Vest Date: 1780 Culture: European, Eastern Medium: wool Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mr.

Chinese Girls Holding Fans.] From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library.

In the eighteenth century, the corset imposed a more-or-less conical configuration to the upper torso. By the late nineteenth century, a more softly rounded female form was preferred. This extended even to the body in profile

Corset 1891 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Starting in the lingerie went from being boring necessities to fun, frivolous commodities. In the the bold shades that corsets and bustles.

Parasol | French | The Met

Parasol Date: ca. 1850 Culture: French Medium: silk, metal, horn Dimensions: Length: 22 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts form Various Donors Fund, 1983 Accession Number:

Poke bonnet | American | The Met

Poke bonnet Date: 1856 Culture: American Medium: straw Dimensions: Height: 12 in. Length: 9 in. cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art