In 1920 the costume consisting of a straight, short skirt, trim box coat or sweater and blouse
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
Restoration (1814-1830), Romantic period (1830-1848), Second Empire (1852-1870).
Gay Nineties. Late victorian fashion of the 1890s. In about fifteen minutes one can thus reach the summit of Cheops, which is now a platform about thirty feet square.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
This place was famous in the olden time as one of the favorite haunts of the great sea-serpent.
Belle Époque. Fifth Avenue looking north towards the southern entrance to Central Park by W. T. Smedley, 1899.
What a dandy was to the Regency, and an exquisite to the Elizabethans, a dude was to the late 19th century.
A lady in so called princess dress and waterfall hairstyle. The bearded gentleman is dressed in formal afternoon attire, wearing a cut-away coat, horseshoe stickpin, and boutonniere.
Belle Époque. Portrait of a Lady by Giovanni Boldini at l’Exposition universelle de Paris, 1889.
A PLEA FOR THE ROSE. BEST VARIETIES FOR DECORATIVE WORK. HYBRID TEA ROSES. HYBRID PERPETUALS. TEA ROSES. SINGLE ROSES AND BRIERS. WICHURIANA ROSES. ROSES-CLIMBERS. CHINAS, ETC. DWARF POLYANTHA. MOSS ROSES. GOOD ROSES TO GROW FOR THEIR FOLIAGE. ROSE CONTRASTS. ROSES WHICH MAKE LOVELY DECORATIONS BY THEMSELVES.
The portrait of Virginie Amélie Avegno Gautreau.
Madame X. or the exciting life in the Paris of the Belle Époque.