Visiting dress Date: 1897–1900 Culture: American (probably) Medium: silk Accession Number: 1979.238.1a, b The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Corset 1890s (Button Notes: Oh, how I love this corset. How I love it!)
Antique Dress - c. 1888 Plaid Wool Coat with Detachable Postillion Cape. http://www.antiquedress.com
How a pregnant woman accommodated her growing belly in the 18th century - she loosened her stays.
Modes De 1730, New York Public Library. Not a maternity dress. She is still wearing stays.
BAAhahaa! Love her! This is pure vintage awesomeness. :D
the Duke of Windsor's green tartan suit
circa 1860s. Yes, black women wore hoop skirt dresses as well. The style was not exclusive to southern bells. Lovely.