How a chatelaine was worn by the lady of the household. This was something of a "status" item at the time. The word "chatelaine," itself, meaning "Lady of the Castle."

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Zinaida Gippius, a Russian poet, a co-founder of Russian symbolism - saught exile in France in 1917 to escape the Bolsheviks

Zinaida Gippius, a Russian poet, a co-founder of Russian symbolism and one of the most intelligent women of her time. Image: Gippius, ca She is 40 years old in this photo

Afternoon gown, J. Franken, Brooklyn, ca. 1910, royal blue & white silk print. White lace & blue & gold embroidered net yoke. White lace standup collar edged in gold bullion ribbon & chiffon ruffle. Elbow-length sleeves w/tucks & piped trim. Silk undersleeves: blue net lower w/sky blue embroidered squiggle. Skirt w/buttons of navy silk & embroidered w/large gold stars in center. Underskirt, ivory chiffon facing yoke & satin bodice lining w/boning. Hook & eye closures back. Vintage Martini

Afternoon gown, J. Franken, Brooklyn, ca. White lace standup collar edged in gold bullion ribbon & chiffon ruffle. Elbow-length sleeves w/tucks & piped trim.

1912-1914 silk dress by Herbert Luey

Evening dress Herbert Luey (American, Northfield, Massachusetts Brooklyn) Date: Culture: American

Callot Soeurs skirt and blouse ca. 1900

fripperiesandfobs: “ Callot Soeurs skirt and blouse ca. 1900 Frank Hovak Photography via the Musee Galliera ”

Paul Poiret   (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris) 1911

Opera coat Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: 1911 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 64 in. cm) Credit Line: Alfred Z. Solomon-Janet A.

Louise Cromwell, 1911 ~ beautiful hat, though I don't like seeing the dead animals she's wearing (furs). :(

1911 photo of Louise Cromwell Brooks an American socialite considered to be Washington's most beautiful young women. She is shown here in 1911 at the age of 21 wearing a most fashionable ensemble. She was married to General Douglas MacArthur from

Edwardian tea dress in traditional white cotton lawn with woven pinstripes, Genoese lace trim on collar and overdress and wide Irish lace at hem

Edwardian tea dress, white cotton lawn with woven pinstripes, Genoese lace trim on collar and overdress, wide Irish lace at hem

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