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"Enraptured"Gothic Black Cross Rose EGL Lace Choker #CRI

"Enraptured"Gothic Black Cross Rose EGL Lace Choker "I love crosses and lace, and when someone puts the two together I love it even more"!

Two Summer Day Garments, 1915-1920, Augusta Auctions, April 8, 2015 NYC

North America's auction house for Couture & Vintage Fashion. Augusta Auctions accepts consignments of historic clothing and textiles from museums, estates and individuals.

Fripperies and Fobs  Evening dress, 1850′s  From the Rijksmuseum

Evening gown, anonymous, 1850 - 1856 Pink gown with short sleeves, pointed lap and tulle strips; the sleeves and skirt with scalloped tulle strips with studs and getamboereerde edges.

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possibly modified in early Silk taffeta in cinnamon brocade figured with ivory floral sprays. Bodice has low curved basque in front and broad pleats in back, is edged in ruffled pleats

1873 Hairstyle

carolathhabsburg: Portrait of a Victorian Polish beauty. Interesting details on bodice (lace), skirt and intricate hair updo.

Hidden histories: the first black people photographed in Britain – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

Hidden histories: the first black people photographed in Britain – in pictures

Member of the African Choir, London Stereoscopic Company, Photograph: Courtesy of © Hulton Archive/Getty Images black Victorians: Astonishing portraits unseen for 120 years


Day dress ca. 1870 From the Kent State University Museum This looks like denim! Now a dress like this would be an interesting contrast study in denim, wouldn't it?

Angelic Accents: Vintage Wedding Gowns

Lily Elsie was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her Pretty hair jewelry and necklace. Looks a lot like Rachel Weisz