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Free Printable Fashion History Illustration: Victorian Lady in Steampunk Style Hussar Jacket, 1897

Antique black and white fashion illustration from an October 1897 issue of The Delineator . The dressy top-garment here shown elegantly made of velvet and miroir moiré is an Eton jacket or coat fashionably known as the Hussar jacket. It is closely fitted by a center seam, underarm gores and single bust darts and is closed invisibly at the center of the front, where the lower edge is becomingly pointed. The fronts are elaborately trimmed with jet passementerie and the wrists of the coat sleeves are decorated to match. Over the coat sleeves, circular bell sleeves, box-plaited at the top, hang in large flutes and are trimmed with two knife-plaited ruffles of chiffon. Chiffon is also formed in a stylish ruche that is arranged about the flaring Medici collar and secured at the throat with ribbon ties. The felt braid hat is low-crowned and is trimmed with tips, a bird of Paradise aigrette and a silk rosette. To download a free, high-res 5" x 6.25" @ 300 ppi JPEG without a waterm

Free Printable Fashion History Illustration: Three Generations of Edwardians in the Garden, 1904

Three generations of Edwardians - a grandmother, mother, and two children - gather together in the spring garden for a Mother's Day celebration. You can download the high-res 8" x 10" @ 300 ppi JPEG without a watermark for Mother's Day card, collage or craft projects here . From my personal collection of La Mode Illustrée . All digitized work by Victorian is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License . Free for personal use only. Please link back to as your source when sharing or publishing.