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A decadent plate from Le Follet, 1879. We would love to hear from fashion historians who specialize in the late nineteenth century if women used fresh or silk flowers on these evening gowns. No passementerie is credited here…

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We love how this ‘Persian Magician’ costume falls in line with the 1837 silhouette, replete with leg o'mutton sleeves. From Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1837.

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