Masquerade & Fancy Dress

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My Little Time Machine — gravesandghouls: Fancy Dress Costumes c. - My Little Time Machine — gravesandghouls: Fancy Dress Costumes c. star Source by dorfheilerin - Victorian Fancy Dress, Victorian Costume, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Halloween, Fashion In, Fashion History, Fashion Prints, Fashion Dresses

My Little Time Machine

gravesandghouls: “ Fancy Dress Costumes c. 1800s (via) The Golden Star, Spring Butterfly, Sir Sun, Lucky Charm, The Poppy and The Airship ”

Ballet Russe costume by Leon Bakst- textile by Raoul Dufy, 1919 amazing:) Lena Kroupnik Theatre Costumes, Ballet Costumes, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Metropolitan Museum, Victorian Fancy Dress, Raoul Dufy

Léon Bakst | Fancy dress costume | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Léon Bakst (Russian, 1866–1924). Fancy dress costume, 1919. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Flora M. Irving, 1980 (1980.176) #halloween #costume

Costume (Fancy Dress) Date: Culture: French Medium: [no medium available] Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 11 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 58 in. 1890s Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Fancy Dress, Victorian Costume, Elizabethan Costume, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Vintage Dresses

More Fine Examples of Extant Costuming

Whatever might have been the function the costumes presented here (theatrical, folk, masquerade, et cetera), the quality of the construction, the richness of the fabrics and trims, and the artistic thoughtfulness of each piece is remarkable (and the fact that they have survived in such a well-preserved state) - I'm sure you'd agree! :) Enjoy and happy sewing! 1). Burgundy silk velvet cape, noted in the garment's description as being an exact replica of a 16th-centrury Spanish riding cape…

A Halloween Historical Look at Masquerades, Costume Balls and Fancy Dress Victorian Fancy Dress, Victorian Era, Victorian Fashion, Victorian Halloween, 1890s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Fancy Dress Photos, Fancy Dress Ball, Fancy Dress Costume

Ye Olde Fashion

Fancy dress balls grew so popular in the late 19th century that numerous books were published to suggest new and creative costume ideas. The most popular of these was probably Fancy Dresses Described:...

Top 37 des costumes halloween vintage, nos ancêtres ont du talent Retro Halloween, Costume Halloween, Look Vintage, Vintage Beauty, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Bee, Vintage Fairies, Edwardian Fashion, Gothic Fashion

A JAPANESE FAIRY FROM FAIRY-LAND JAPAN

Ca.1920 by an unknown photographer. Probably a TAKARAZUKA GIRL, if she had been born only 30 years earlier, she might have become a talented Geisha. Although my photo title paints her as a Japanese 'Tinkerbell", as flickr poster Muiz Anwar points out below, she is a BEE, and not a "Fairy". On the other hand, Okinawa Soba never guarantees that my Titles are accurate.

Fancy dress costume - Design House: House of Worth (French, Designer: Charles Frederick Worth (French (born England), Bourne Paris). Victorian Fancy Dress, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Couture, Victorian Era, Gothic Fashion, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Vintage Dresses

House of Worth | Fancy dress costume | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This Turkish style costume exhibits the European and American fascination with Turkish dress which stems from the 18th century and endured throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. This trend culminated in 1911 with Paul Poiret's "harem" pants and Turkish themed fancy dress ball, "1002nd Night

Nicolao Atelier Italian fancy costume dress (Renaissance-style) made of silk, feathers and metal. I think we have a winner in my next Renaissance Faire costume! Renaissance Costume, Renaissance Fashion, Renaissance Clothing, Historical Clothing, Tudor Fashion, Italian Renaissance, Fancy Costumes, Period Costumes, Vintage Gowns

Nicolao Atelier | Fancy dress costume | Italian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Nicolao Atelier (Italian). Fancy dress costume, 1995. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Nicolao Atelier, Costumi D’Arte, 1996 (1996.137a–i) #halloween #costume

Francy dress, From Les Arts Décoratifs via Europeana Fashion Victorian Fancy Dress, Victorian Fashion, Victorian Ladies, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Corsage, Drag Clothing, Fancy Dress Ball, Civil War Fashion

Fancy Dress Costume, 1860s

tenue de travestissement (Fancy dress costume) Identifier: UF 50-30-15 AB Creation date: 1860/1869 Material: silk taffeta Pho...

jeannepompadour: “Designs for a fancy-dress costume by Léon Sault, ” Masquerade Ball Dresses, Masquerade Costumes, Halloween Costumes, Victorian Halloween, Victorian Costume, Vintage Halloween, Victorian Fancy Dress, Victorian Fashion, Victorian Life

Threading Through Time

The trials and tribulations of an over-enthusiastic seamstress learning to create period-correct historical items and fashions

William Merritt Chase (American [Impressionism, Portrait] Carmencita, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Art Magique, The Dancer, John Singer Sargent, Edgar Degas, Just Dance, American Artists, Canadian Artists, Metropolitan Museum, Art History

William Merritt Chase | Carmencita | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

William Merritt Chase (American, 1849–1916). Carmencita, 1890. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Sir William Van Horne, 1906 (06.969)