While the dress may evoke the "cheongsam", a from-fitting traditional Chinese dress style, its construction is along the lines of high-necked form-fitting Western gowns from the Belle-Epoque period, but the dragon motif adds a distinct Asian influence, da
French Riding ensemble - c. 1905 - Silk, metal thread, ostrich feathers - Marking: 'Morin Blossier, Paris' and 'Her Majesty Queen Alexandra' - The Metropolitan Museum of Art (could be a short pirate coat!
Floor length heavy velvet coat Gothic medieval style You CAN put me in this before you cremate me or something very similar OMG> some of the stuff on here is killing me so yeah. Just on my wishlist in case I kill over from loving clothes.
Match the dress to the Decade. Great Game to get kids to look at different eras in regards to fashion. Jean-Philippe Worth for the House of Worth, evening dress, via The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Poster says, "pretty.This is very similar to the Simplicity pattern same body and sleeve shape. The change in the neckline is slight, and adding lacing and the copper detailing would be simple. Fitting the hood to the neck would take trial and error.