Sunday, September 2, 2012

Exhibition of costumes by Alexander Vasiliev.

Exhibition of costumes by Alexander Vasiliev. The famous fashion historian Vasiliev gather 70 costumes (that are about 100 years old) in one place. These dresses are gorgeous.  Everything is clear without words. Enjoy!

Day dress called Robe Trotteur. Around 1905. :

 Silk satin wedding gown in ebony colour with lace applique decoration in the Art Nouveau style. Paris, 1896:

 Silk and chiffon evening gown with embroidery and velvet ribbon trimming. Fashion house Worth. Paris, 1913. Ostrich feather boa. :

 Silk chiffon, lame and golden lace evening gown with glass pearl and bead embroidery. Paris 1912-1913. :

Silk and tulle evening gown with glitter embroidery and artificial gemstore trimming. USA, 1914. :


Satin and chiffon ball gown with machine made lace and bead embroidered applique. Moscow, 1913. :
 Tulle ball gown, mesh, with agates and glitters embroidered on lace. 1905. :

 Machine made lace ball gown with inlets, embroidered with black glitters. USA, 1905. :
 Silk damask and muslin ball gown with bead, pearl, and glitter applique in the Art Nouveau style. England, 1902 - 1903. :

 Satin and velvet ball gown with glass bead and pearl embroidery. 1898 - 1900. From the collection of the former Brooklyn Museum, New York. :

Silk satin and mousseline ball gown ebroidered with pearls, artificial gemstones and glitters. 1904. :

 Corset made from silk, decorated with beads. Beginning of the 20th c. :

Fabulous exhibition!

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  1. These are all beautiful dresses. Classy, elegant and gorgeous.

    Much love from the SABO SKIRT girls!

  2. Such a lovely post: I like these dresses so much!!
    What about following each other? Cosa mi metto???

  3. Love these exhibitions! I love drooling in front of the gorgous hand made details! Amazing blog by the way!
    Material Fixations

  4. Love the photos!
    Your blog is great too, going back to check out past posts now!
    Would you like to follow each other on GFC??


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