Costume pictures

Lady by Ingres

Patterns & Making

1850s Patterns Part 1

1850s Patterns Part 2

1869-1879 Patterns

1880-1899 Patterns

Making a Bodice 1885


Hairdos of the 19th Century

Anatomy of an 1880s Taille

Anatomy of an 1890s Taille

About corsets

19th Century Clothing Glossary

Fashion Notes 1861

Fashion Notes 1885

New and Improved

Curios from 1894/95 Magazine Ads

Using 19th Century Art for Costume Study