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Historical costume silhouettes from 1750 to 1950

Historical dresses undressed.

Historical costume silhouettes from 1750 to 1950

What’s underneath a pregnancy dress from late nineteenth century? Can you imagine what women wore to ride a horse at the beginning of the twentieth century? ‘Living fashion’, which opened March 20th, 2012 at MoMu, presents fashionable clothes of middle-class women from the collection of Jacoba de Jonge, which features historical silhouettes from 1750 to 1950.

Historical dresses undressed from MoMu Fashion Museum Antwerp on Vimeo.

Gender roles in 1950s.

Gender roles in 1950s.

Set at the 1956 General Motors Motorama, this is one of the key Populuxe films of the 1950s, showing futuristic dream cars and Frigidaire’s “Kitchen of the Future.”

This movie is part of the collection: Prelinger Archives

Grace Kelly as Model for 1940s Evening Fashions.

Grace Kelly as Model for 1940s Evening Fashions.

1950s Fashion show on glasses.

1950s Fashion show on glasses.

The models appear in different wardrobe, adapted to the glasses models. Wonderful 50s hat fashions, costumes and makeup in the trendy colors. Pearls of elegant appearance.

Fashion in 1960s. Synthetic fabrics plus electric laundry equipment… .

Fashion in 1960s

Synthetic fabrics plus electric laundry equipment make washday a pleasure. Host: Jeffrey Lynn. Chemistry Education Film.

This movie is part of the collection: Prelinger Archives

Producer: Handy (Jam) Organization
Sponsor: Whirlpool Corporation
Creative Commons license: Public Domain