I’ve finally broken down and joined Pinterest. It took me a while to be convinced due to copyright concerns, as I want to be careful that original creators get their due (photographers, designers, etc.). I’ve always been happy for visitors to my site to repin any of my images. They’re mine to share and yours [...]
Archive of ‘1900-1919 Images’ category
This confection of a dress was sold by Vintage Textile. I’d never seen a dress with a large floral print like this from this time period, but I really like it. From a distance, the effect is one of a soft pink blush. It is only on up-close examination that you see the flowers. Breathtaking! Can’t you just picture afternoon tea on the lawn beneath the shady oak? Love it!
Illustration of blouses from a 1904 fashion circular. Scrumptious! To see a photo of a similar outfit, go to this post.
A "bolero" dress from a 1904 fashion circular. Note all the detailing at the sleeves and neck.
This is a ca. 1904 pattern for a dressing sack or bed jacket for young ladies. This is what a lady would pull on in the morning while she was doing her hair or eating breakfast (if she didn’t wear a breakfast gown).
Here are several girls’ day dresses from a 1904 fashion circular. When you view the post with the ladies’ outfits, you can see how girls’ things parallel what was available for women–just with shorter skirts. At this early date, the leg o’mutton sleeve was still hanging on from the 1890s, but mainly for younger girls.
A pattern for a corset cover and bloomers (or slip) combination with drawstring waist. Would work well as a half-slip, particularly for Winter.
"Combination" drawers for a young girl, circa 1904.
This is an absolutely incredible piece of work by Frederick Worth. His ballgowns are the ultimate in style, detail and fit. This is a pre-1905 evening gown with layer upon layer of rich fabrics, trims and floral accents. Definitely drool-worthy!
This is a scrumptious 1904 wedding gown which belonged to the great-grandmother of one of my customers. It is made entirely of Brussels lace. On the left is the gown on the mannequin. In the center is the bride wearing the gown. On the right is the bride with her matron of honor (whose “Titanic”-style [...]