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c.1810, France. mourning costume. Black silk taffeta, tulle and black jais dress. Black blonde lace veil. Berline iron buckle

Gray alpaca trimmed with burgundy silk atlas and white cotton. Lined with silk atlas. Closes up front with hooks and eyes. No date.

Lady's cotton open drawers, late 19th century; Tabby cotton, split crotch, legs tucked and edged with whitework eyelet embroidery, machine stitching

Kyoto Costume Institute, French dress c. 1800 silk taffeta with drawstring waist. I love the pineapple shaped reticule and this shawl is gorgeous! Most likely a walking dress made to impress.

From the exhibition "Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion". Lancaster - Barreto collection. Redingote: Cotton percale, Beige cotton thread embroidery, France, circa 1808. Shawl: Cashmere and silk. India, circa 1810. Hat: Green, taffetas, satin and silk cording, France 1808. Lunettes: Vermeil, green chagrin, France circa 1800. Gloves: Green kid, England, first quarter of the XIX century.

Headdress | German, fourth quarter 19th century | Materials: silk, cotton, glass | Floral headdresses are traditional in many different cultures, originating in pagan rituals and continuing in Christian ceremonies | The use of richly-colored artificial flowers and sparkling beads make this a particularly striking example | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York