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Florence Caulfield and 'The Illustrated Needlework Book' - Victoria and Albert Museum

Florence Caulfield and 'The Illustrated Needlework Book' - Victoria and Albert Museum | Costume History | Scoop.it
Florence Caulfield was an embroiderer and a specialist in South African flora. The National Art Library holds a proof copy of her book The Illustrated Needlework Book, conventional and natural designs of South African wild flowers.
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Dating Old Photographs from the Clothes People Wore - Victoria and Albert Museum

Dating Old Photographs from the Clothes People Wore - Victoria and Albert Museum | Costume History | Scoop.it
This is the subject hub for How To Date Clothes And Photographs
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Designs for Embroidered Fashion: Lady Middleton's Pattern - Victoria and Albert Museum

Designs for Embroidered Fashion: Lady Middleton's Pattern - Victoria and Albert Museum | Costume History | Scoop.it
Most of these designs were bequeathed to the Museum as a group in 1973. Nothing is known of their origin and provenance, but they appear to have come from the archive of an 18th-century retailer based in London.
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These Aren't Your Average Snapshots: Bill Gekas' Portraits of His Daughter as Classic Paintings

These Aren't Your Average Snapshots: Bill Gekas' Portraits of His Daughter as Classic Paintings | Costume History | Scoop.it
Bill Gekas loves taking pictures of his daughter – but these aren’t your average dad’s snaps.  Beginning in 2010, the Australian photographer has created a series of portraits inspired by classic paintings, like Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl...
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Cross-Dressing Throughout History to Fit In

Cross-Dressing Throughout History to Fit In | Costume History | Scoop.it
Gender, culture, isolation, prejudice, and stereotypes are explored in Korean photographer Chan-Hyo Bae’s work Existing in Costume, the first series in a trilogy Bae began in 2005.
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1910s Yale Knitting Mills Bathing Dress

1910s Yale Knitting Mills Bathing Dress | Costume History | Scoop.it
I'm in the process of photographing some of my swimwear for another project, and I found something interesting about this swim dress from the 1910s.  The dress would have been worn with bloomers, w...
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Guest Blog Entry: Paper and Pearls: Hans Collaert's Designs for Pendants | V&A

Guest Blog Entry: Paper and Pearls: Hans Collaert's Designs for Pendants | V&A | Costume History | Scoop.it
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Why did men stop wearing high heels?

Why did men stop wearing high heels? | Costume History | Scoop.it
It was once a sign of virility and masculinity - whatever happened to the high heel?
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18th-Century Fashion Reading List - Victoria and Albert Museum

18th-Century Fashion Reading List - Victoria and Albert Museum | Costume History | Scoop.it
Recommended reading about 18th century fashion.
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Meticulously replicating Renaissance portraits with photography [10 pictures]

Meticulously replicating Renaissance portraits with photography [10 pictures] | Costume History | Scoop.it
In his series "The New New World," Mark Abouzeid dresses and poses his subjects to imitate the subjects of Renaissance paintings. The end re
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Footwear find shows family side to Roman military : Archaeology News from Past Horizons

Footwear find shows family side to Roman military : Archaeology News from Past Horizons | Costume History | Scoop.it
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Dressing Downton: Carthage Teen Recreates Costume - Southern Pines Pilot

Dressing Downton: Carthage Teen Recreates Costume - Southern Pines Pilot | Costume History | Scoop.it
Dressing Downton: Carthage Teen Recreates Costume
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McKeithen costumed models for the “Downton Abbey” PineStraw magazine cover.
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