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Friday, June 18, 2010

Winter modern fashion, Victorian fur hats, 1903

Winter modern fashion, Victorian fur hat, 1903

Portrait paint of Empress Maria Anna of Austria

Portrait paint of Empress Maria Anna of Austria, painted by Johann Nepomuk Ender,  1830's or late 1820's

Portrait painting of a French woman, 1830

Portrait painting of a French woman, 1830

White Evening Dress, The World of Fashion, 1838

The World of Fashion; February 1838
EVENING DRESSES.
Fig. 2--White satin robe, the border finidhed with a deep flounce of real lace, and the front of the skirt trimmed en tablier with lace ; it is terminated upon the flounce by a knot of oiseau ribbon and a flower. The eorsage deeply pointed at bottom, and draped à la Sevigné at top, is ornamented on the shoulder with knots of ribbon ; the drapery of the corsage is formed of reseau, as is also the biais that ornament the sleeves. The latter are terminated with lace manchettes à la Venitiennne. Head-dress of hair, ornamented with flowers.

Evening Dress, The world of Fashion, 1838

The world of Fashion. March 1838
EVENING DRESS
A rob of pink velours épinglé, trimmed round the border with a wreath of leaves in dead gold; a gerbe of them ascends on each side of the front as high as the knee.Corsage drapé trimmed with blond, standing up on each side of the bust. Short sleeves, the lower part moderately full, and arranged in front, and a twisted knot behind; it is ornamented with a wreath of gold leaves, terminated by a red rose with buds and foliage.

Grand Duchess of Russia, Alexandra Nikolaievna, daughter of Nikolai I

Grand Duchess of Russia, Alexandra Nikolaievna, daughter of Nikolai I 

Family portrait painting, Early

Family portrait painting, Early

painting, three children outdoors

painting, three children outdoors

Portrait painting of a woman, 1776


Portrait painting of a woman, 1776

Oval painted portrait of man, 1800


Oval painted portrait of man, 1800