historicalfashion:

Robe à l’anglaise | ca. 1780 | Colonial Williamsburg
This dress is cotton with silk embroidery - which just goes to show how spectacular an “average” material can become.

historicalfashion:

Robe à l’anglaise | ca. 1780 | Colonial Williamsburg

This dress is cotton with silk embroidery - which just goes to show how spectacular an “average” material can become.

(via 0liveyew)

isabelladeste:

THE QUEEN OF EARTHLY QUEENS | the life of katherine of aragon[instrumental: 55 mins]
PART ONE

 [01] LA SPAGNA | birth/Infanta of Spain [02] YOU’LL BE QUEEN ONE DAY | betrothal to Prince Arthur of Wales [03] THE ROYAL WEDDING | marriage to Arthur [04] ASLAUG IN PAIN | sickness/death of Arthur [05] ANNE DREAMS OF HER CHILDHOOD | uncertain future/neglected [06] SHE WON’T BE A WIDOW FOR LONG | Henry’s proposal 

PART TWO

 [07] CORONATION | queen consort of England [08] LOVE IN THE EYES | the love between Henry and Katherine [09] BOLD AND FEARLESS | queen regent [10] THE BATTLE | battle of Flodden 1513 [11] A MOTHER’S HEART | birth of Mary [12] HEART | Evil May Day riots/Katherine intervenes/the love of the people

PART THREE

 [13] HENRY’S CHANGING EMOTIONS | fractures between the royal couple/Anne Boleyn [14] NIOBE’S THEME | Katherine’s on-going brave face [15] YEARNING | the issue of annulment begins [16] QUEEN KATHERINE’S TRIAL | Blackfriars speech 1529 [17] AND JUST LIKE THAT | annulment/exile [18] SORROW | hardship in exile [19] END CREDITS | death + remembrance

[LISTEN] | similar to: Queen Jezebel – the life of Catherine de Medici

isabelladeste:

THE QUEEN OF EARTHLY QUEENS | the life of katherine of aragon
[instrumental: 55 mins]

PART ONE

[01] LA SPAGNA | birth/Infanta of Spain
[02] YOU’LL BE QUEEN ONE DAY | betrothal to Prince Arthur of Wales
[03] THE ROYAL WEDDING | marriage to Arthur
[04] ASLAUG IN PAIN | sickness/death of Arthur
[05] ANNE DREAMS OF HER CHILDHOOD | uncertain future/neglected
[06] SHE WON’T BE A WIDOW FOR LONG | Henry’s proposal

PART TWO

[07] CORONATION | queen consort of England
[08] LOVE IN THE EYES | the love between Henry and Katherine
[09] BOLD AND FEARLESS | queen regent
[10] THE BATTLE | battle of Flodden 1513
[11] A MOTHER’S HEART | birth of Mary
[12] HEART | Evil May Day riots/Katherine intervenes/the love of the people

PART THREE

[13] HENRY’S CHANGING EMOTIONS | fractures between the royal couple/Anne Boleyn
[14] NIOBE’S THEME | Katherine’s on-going brave face
[15] YEARNING | the issue of annulment begins
[16] QUEEN KATHERINE’S TRIAL | Blackfriars speech 1529
[17] AND JUST LIKE THAT | annulment/exile
[18] SORROW | hardship in exile
[19] END CREDITS | death + remembrance

[LISTEN] | similar to: Queen Jezebel – the life of Catherine de Medici

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omgthatdress:

Corset
early 19th century
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

omgthatdress:

Corset

early 19th century

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

omgthatdress:

Corset
1885-1887
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Corset

1885-1887

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Corset
1890-1895
The Victoria & Albert Museum

omgthatdress:

Corset

1890-1895

The Victoria & Albert Museum

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