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  • From Queen to Empress: Victorian Dress, 1837–1877

    MetPublications

    From Queen to Empress: Victorian Dress, 1837–1877

    Goldthorpe, Caroline (1989)

    This lively, illustrated book about Victorian costume during the first part of Queen Victoria's reign is a delightful introduction to a particularly rich era in costume history. From Queen to Empress vividly evokes fashionable society in Victorian England and America through paintings of the period, contemporary illustrations and photographs, and striking costume photographs taken especially for this volume.

    In separate chapters devoted to royal influence, underdress, evening and day wear, mourning attire, wedding clothes, and court dress, the author, a member of the staff of...

  • Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

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    Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

    Bolton, Andrew, with contributions by Tim Blanks and Susannah Frankel (2011)

    Arguably the most influential, imaginative, and provocative designer of his generation, Alexander McQueen both challenged and expanded fashion conventions to express ideas about race, class, sexuality, religion, and the environment. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty examines the full breadth of the designer's career, from the start of his fledgling label to the triumphs of his own world-renowned London house. It features his most iconic and radical designs, revealing how McQueen adapted and combined the fundamentals of Savile Row tailoring, the specialized techniques of haute coutur...

  • Evening ensemble

    The Collection Online

    Evening ensemble

    Charles Frederick Worth

    (French (born England), Bourne 1825–1895 Paris)

    Date: 1887

    Medium: silk, metal

    Accession Number: 2009.300.1094a–g

    Not on view

  • Evening coat

    The Collection Online

    Evening coat

    Paul Poiret

    (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)

    Date: ca. 1912

    Medium: silk, metal

    Accession Number: 2009.300.1368

    Not on view

  • Afternoon dress

    The Collection Online

    Afternoon dress

    House of Worth

    (French, 1858–1956)

    Date: 1888

    Medium: silk, metal

    Accession Number: 2009.300.664a, b

    Not on view

  • Walking dress

    The Collection Online

    Walking dress

    House of Worth

    (French, 1858–1956)

    Date: ca. 1885

    Medium: silk, glass

    Accession Number: 2009.300.771a, b

    Not on view

  • Afternoon dress

    The Collection Online

    Afternoon dress

    Date: 1874

    Medium: silk

    Accession Number: 2009.300.777a–c

    Not on view

  • Evening dress

    The Collection Online

    Evening dress

    House of Worth

    (French, 1858–1956)

    Date: ca. 1880

    Medium: silk, linen

    Accession Number: 2009.300.847a, b

    Not on view

  • Dress

    The Collection Online

    Dress

    House of Worth

    (French, 1858–1956)

    Date: ca. 1885

    Medium: silk, linen

    Accession Number: 2009.300.627a, b

    Not on view

  • Ball gown

    The Collection Online

    Ball gown

    Attributed to House of Worth

    (French, 1858–1956)

    Date: ca. 1872

    Medium: silk

    Accession Number: 2009.300.339a–c

    Not on view