omgthatdress: Pet-en-l’air jacket ca. via Manchester City Galleries This type of jacket is called a pet-en-l’air, and in all honesty, I’m kind of at a loss to know what exactly the difference between a pet-en-l’air and a caraco is.
Reception gown (or costume), Mme Ed. Thomé, ca. silk Metropolitan Museum of Art b; Gift of Richard Martin Victorian fashion always contained some kind of historicizing element, and in the fashion’s focus was on the eighteenth century.
Rare jacket La Pierrot, in green taffeta, rolled back boned in Basque. Square neckline, front boned is closed by a cross lacing for letting appear the corset vest or selected in a different color. Long sleeve fitted closed by three buttons