Victorian and Art Nouveau shoes by maidestreasuries on deviantART.com All handcrafted with atique laces, needleworks and appliques from 1900-1930. Inspired by Alphonse Mucha, Carl Larrson and Klimt paintings.
Some of these spats are pretty rockin’
Someof them would fit the antique print lolita dresses (like JetJ etc.) so well!
Silk satin Aesthetic style, high waist, beaded & pearl trimmed bands that criss-cross around bustline, trained skirt, long Renaissance style cream chiffon sleeves w/ pearl & beaded edge, matching small shield shaped evening bag, B 36”, Hi W 32”, (small hole in 1 sleeve, chiffon gray w/ age) good.
Mrs Frances Leyland by James McNeill Whistler 1872-1873
I have discovered a solution to my problem of disliking Victorian women’s fashion, especially ca. 1878, that makes me oh so happy. 1878 seems to have been the pinnacle of the not-exactly-consensual torture of corset binding. Masochism…