1850's Fashion

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Sara Forbes Bonetta was captured aged five by slave raiders in west Africa, rescued by Captain Frederick E Forbes, then presented as a ‘gift’ to Queen Victoria. Photograph: Courtesy of Paul Frecker collection/The Library of Nineteenth-Century Photography. Victorian Photography, Vintage Photography, Photography Women, Portrait Photography, African Princess, By Any Means Necessary, Photography Exhibition, Paris Mode, African American History

Sally Bonetta Forbes

Born in West Africa in the area once known as ‘the Slave Coast,’ she was captured and became a slave of the King of Dahomey when she was about 5 years old. Two years later, in June 1850, Commodore Forbes of H.M.S. Bonetta arrived in Dahomey to negotiate the suppression of the slave trade and the King of Dahomey presented him with the girl as a present for Queen Victoria. She was brought back to England and given the names Forbes after her rescuer and Bonetta after the name of his ship. [Her…

Blue silk taffeta evening dress with two-tier skirt. Antedates Virginia Shields Vaden’s marriage to William Vaden in The bodice is low cut and the sleeves are very long… Old Dresses, Pretty Dresses, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Hats, 1850s Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Era

Silk dress, ca. 1858

Blue silk taffeta evening dress with two-tier skirt. Antedates Virginia Shields Vaden’s marriage to William Vaden in 1858. The bodice is low cut and the sleeves are very long and full. All hems are finished with a border of silver floral jacquard ribbon and fringe. American, ca. 1855 Silk taffeta, jacquard woven ribbon, silk fringe Gift of Ann Jenkins Farmer in memory of our mother Dorothy Longbrake Jenkins Roberts, KSUM 2005.6.4 a-d

Small Waist Civil War Era Dress with amazing pattern matching. Look at how dainty the pleats are and how perfect that stripe lines up. Love the short hair on her as well. Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Women's Clothing, Civil War Fashion, Civil War Dress, Second Empire, Civil War Photos, Victorian Fashion, Victorian Dresses

A Short Bobbed Hairstyle for Young Ladies called "Shingling" became the RAGE across the South during the War! | The Ladies Tea - War from a Feminine Perspective

A Short Bobbed Hairstyle for Young Ladies called "Shingling" became the RAGE across the South during the War!

Evening dress, US, Kent State Bodice without the bib: Sleeve: Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Mode, 1850s Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Ladies, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing

Old Rags

I found this website while searching for pioneer clothing: Fibers of Function. They have a page with bits from the diaries of people (mostly women) going west on the Oregon Trail which mention...

A BALL GOWN OF PINK AND WHITE CHALLIS, the transparent fabric woven with a pink and white stripe, and trimmed with sugar pink and white ruched ribbons, with deep pointed bodice and very full skirts Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Mode, Victorian Gown, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, 1850s Fashion

A BALL GOWN OF PINK AND WHITE CHALLIS, 1850S

View A BALL GOWN OF PINK AND WHITE CHALLIS, 1850S on Christies.com, as well as other lots from the Fine Costume & Textiles: The Collector's Sale

In the Swan's Shadow: Afternoon dress, American, about 1853 1850s Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Era, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Historical Costume, Beautiful Costumes, Beautiful Outfits

Afternoon dress, American, about 1853

1853, ca. Culture: American Description: Cotton dress and capelet, American, ca. 1845. Worn by Virginia Shields Vaden (1824...

In the Swan's Shadow: Silk printed afternoon dress, ca. 1850s Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Fashion Goth, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Hats, Victorian Gown, Civil War Dress

Silk printed afternoon dress, ca. 1850s

SILK PRINTED AFTERNOON DRESS, 1850s 1 piece, sheer tissue silk woven w/ white pin stripes, printed roses & brown foliage, double t...

Beautiful Floral Antique Dress The McCord Museum Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Mode, Vintage Clothing, Victorian Gown, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, 1850s Fashion, Civil War Dress

Середина 50-х века девятнадцатого - цветы

Я решила как продолжить изучение предмета, так и несколько перекомпановать содержимое. В прошлом посте я оставила исключительно платья в полоску (там прибавилось 5 платьев). Здесь - рассмотрим повнимательнее оборки, утопающие в цветах. 1859 год, Америка The Metropolitan Museum of Art…

silk bodices for day and evening, circa Bust 102 cm; Vintage Gowns, Vintage Style Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Victorian Women, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, 1850s Fashion

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Welcome to Centre de Documentació i Museu Tèxtil [unknown province] silk bodices for day and evening, circa 1855-1858. Bust 102 cm; waist 72 cm.

In the Swan’s Shadow – Purple Silk Dress: Litchfield Historical Society You are in the right place about silk dress elegant Here we offer you the most beautiful pictures about the yellow silk dress you are looking for. Victorian Gown, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Retro Mode, Vintage Mode, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Dresses, 1850s Fashion, Mega Fashion

Old Rags

Ballgown? (Carriage Dress), late 1850’s United States or France, Litchfield Historical Society

Celebrities who wear, use, or own Penny Rose Elizabeth Swann's Marriage Dress. Also discover the movies, TV shows, and events associated with Penny Rose Elizabeth Swann's Marriage Dress. Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Mode, Vintage Fashion, 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing

Womens Side Buttons Long Sleeve Casual Crew Neck Elbow Patched Loose T Shirt Blouses

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White Wedding Or Party Dress, Augusta Auctions, November 2015 NYC; bust: waist: skirt length: tear on right shoulder ruffle, stains on CF & CB; Clothing And Textile, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Historical Costume, Southern Belle Wedding, Retro Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Women's Fashion, 1850s Fashion

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