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

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    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...

  • 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

  • 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 coat

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    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

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    Afternoon dress

    House of Worth

    (French, 1858–1956)

    Date: 1888

    Medium: silk, metal

    Accession Number: 2009.300.664a, b

    Not on view

  • Papier-mâchè side chair

    The Collection Online

    Papier-mâchè side chair

    Unknown, working in England

    Date: ca. 1830–60

    Medium: Wood, papier-mâché, black lacquer, painted and gilded, mother-of-pearl, caned seat. Caning recently replaced.

    Accession Number: 1975.1.2062

    Not on view

  • Papier-mâchè side chair

    The Collection Online

    Papier-mâchè side chair

    Unknown, working in England

    Date: ca. 1830–60

    Medium: Wood, papier-mâché, black lacquer, painted and gilded, mother-of-pearl, caned seat.

    Accession Number: 1975.1.2066

    Not on view

  • Papier-mâché side chair

    The Collection Online

    Papier-mâché side chair

    Unknown, working in England

    Date: ca. 1830–60

    Medium: Wood, papier-mâché, black lacquer, painted and gilded, mother-of-pearl, caned seat.

    Accession Number: 1975.1.2068

    Not on view

  • Papier-mâchè side chair

    The Collection Online

    Papier-mâchè side chair

    Unknown, working in England

    Date: ca. 1830–60

    Medium: Wood, papier-mâché, black lacquer, painted and gilded, mother-of-pearl, caned seat.

    Accession Number: 1975.1.2061

    Not on view

  • Gondola armchair

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    Gondola armchair

    Unknown, working in England

    Date: ca. 1830–60

    Medium: Wood, papier-mâché, black lacquer, painted and gilded, mother-of-pearl, caned seat.

    Accession Number: 1975.1.2070

    Not on view