Pre-Twentieth Century - page 3

PRE-TWENTIETH CENTURY AND EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY PETTICOATS, CRINOLINES, HOOPS AND PANNIERS -3

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Edwardian Taffeta Petticoats

From Dave Barber

 

Click to enlarge

 

 

 

 

 

 

Belle Epoch 'turn of the ankle'


PERTINENT CROP

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wendy:


"Here is a picture of Shirley Mason, an actress from the early days of Hollywood.  From a book titled Hollywood Cheesecake." 

 

 

 

 

The dancer (we assume she is a dancer)
Mainardi
1898

 

 

Pola Negri (1894-1987) -  Polish film actress who achieved notoriety as a femme fatale in silent films between 1910s and 1930s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

English actress Maie Ash
(1888-1923)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A rather unique image of the Dolly Sisters (twins Rosika [Rose] and Jansci [Jenny] Deutsch) b. 1892

Vaudeville performers/Ziegfeld Girls known for their tandem act

 

A biopic was made in 1945 of their lives called, inevitably The Dolly Sisters -
starring June Haver and Betty Grable

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buster Keaton with an unknown actress
...found by Shelley

 

 

 
(above right) c1860 steel and horsehair crinoline worn with cotton chemise - Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

(below) rather special vintage drawings of period dessous,...from a 1906 edition of Les Dessous Élégants.  Gorgeous petticoats!

(below) Parisian department store advertisement (Grands Magasins du Louvre, 1909)

 

 

Larry: 

"8 X 10 glass negatives taken in a New York studio in 1906. They are Virginia and Minnie Gerson  and they are dressed for the,,,
CRINOLINE BALL!"

Amazing clarity.  Such femininity!

Photography by Gertrude Kasebier

 

 

 

 

 

 


(above left) vintage stage performer (center) Actress Dorothy Bertrand  (right) Actress FayTempleton [1865-1939]

 

Despite the un-proportionate head, this image of a
young girl from early in the twentieth century is fetching,
 with her bell-shaped skirt

A visitor suggests that perhaps she is a dwarf?

From Crinolyn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
(above) Ziegfeld Girls - enlargeable


(above) Ziegfeld Girls


(above left) POSSIBLY Ziegfeld Girls...   (right)  DEFINITELY


 

 

What appears to possibly be a classic French perfume advertisement...in any case, rather lovely

 

 

MORE ADVERTISEMENTS

 

 

 

 

A good example of antebellum fashion for the average woman (and child)

Courtesy David M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

From "The Perfect Lady" - C. Willett Cunninton

THE SCAFFOLDING OF PERFECTION. The crinoline of 1863-64, flat
in front, the hoops made of watch-spring; petticoat of woolen material
horizontally striped in magenta, the edge scalloped and trimmed with
black velvet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1870 cage crinoline

From Bonnie

 

Enlargeable

 

 

 


Bal Tabarin

Gabriella ("Gabs") Ray


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