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A Jewish leader holds up the gown of the Jewish prophet Yahyâ (John the Baptist) on which the Muslim declaration of faith (shahâdah) has miraculously appeared; when it was cut out, it appeared a second time.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

A Jewish leader holds up the gown of the Jewish prophet Yahyâ (John the Baptist) on which the Muslim declaration of faith (shahâdah) has miraculously appeared; when it was cut out, it appeared a second time.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Caricature of a Person in a Voluminous Gown, Seen from Behind

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1696–1770 Madrid)

Courtesan Dressed in an Elaborate Gown Embroidered with Emblems of Good Luck

possibly Kubo Shunman (Japanese, 1757–1820) Edo period (1615–1868)

Sketches of a Woman in a Corseted Gown, a Castle, and a Horse's Head

Graphite sketches of a woman in a corseted gown, a castle, a horse's head, and a ribbon (?) with a zigzag pattern. On the left is a sketch of a full-length woman facing left. She is wearing a corseted gown and ... more

Round gown

By the 1790s, the structure of clothing was undergoing dramatic change. This afternoon dress in the form of a round gown steadfastly keeps up appearances and can pass for eighteenth-century opulence, especiall... more

Round gown

The round gown of the 1790s stands just before the complete renunciation of three-dimensional shaping and color in the First Empire, more or less imitating Greek sculpture bereft of polychromy (as it was often ... more

Woman in a Tiered Gown with a Large Bow

Woman in a tiered gown with wide, white bodice and a full skirt made up of three layers of fabric, a blue apron with two pockets on the front, and a large, yellow bow adorning the chest. Long, white gloves cove... more

Ball gown

The puffed sleeves of this dress are an indication to the historicism in dress at the time. As a reinterpretation of 16th-century slashing, they make a statement about the Renaissance and the rebirth of artist... more

Dressing gown

The dressing gown featured here is an extraordinary piece of hand work. The use of many different lively roller print patterns gives it an eye popping appeal and makes this piece a sampler of the various patte... more

Untitled, Lady Elisabeth Theresa Feilding, née Fox Strangways (1773-1846)

Artist: William Henry Fox Talbot.Artist Bio: British, 1800 - 1877.Creation Date: early 1840s.Print Date: 2002.Process: modern salt print.Credit Line: Purchased with funds from MoPA's Fox Talbot Committee.Access... more

Ball gown

This is a striking example of how 18th-century fabric was treasured. The textile was probably originally a 1740s dress which was taken apart and then reconfigured into this fashionable dress in the early 1840s... more

Rev. Thomas Chalmers, 1780 - 1847. Preacher and social reformer (shown preaching)

Robert Adamson, David Octavius Hill..1843..Accession no. PGP HA 552 .Medium Calotype print .Size 15.00 x 11.00 cm .Credit Provenance unknown ..For more information please select here ( http://www.nationalgaller... more

Emiline [wedding gown]

Print shows a full-length portrait of a young woman a wedding gown.

Unidentified Bride

Accession Number: 1974:0193:0251..Maker: Southworth & Hawes (American Active ca. 1845-1861)..Title: Unidentified Bride..Date: ca. 1850..Medium: daguerreotype..Dimensions: whole plate; 21.5 x 16.5 cm...Geor... more

Dressing gown

This gentleman's robe is of interest for it exudes a sense of home and warmth. The multi-colored lining enlivens the bland exterior and a sense of exoticism is seen in the use of multiple frog closures and the ... more

Ball gown

Emile Pingat (French, active 1860–96)

Ball gown

Emile Pingat (French, active 1860–96)

Dressing gown

There is a sense of grandeur about this piece due to its full shape and beautiful patterning. The fabric has been skillfully used in the construction of the robe, for it highlights the pattern and creates visu... more

Dressing gown

This is a sophisticated dressing gown enhanced by beautiful colors. The construction of the back is intricate, especially the horizontal ruffles, and probably relate to the 1870s bustle. The complexity of the... more

First Ladies Gowns, Julia Dent Grant

Description: Gown worn by Julia Dent Grant, wife of President (1869-1877) Ulysses S. Grant first lady of the White House, . This gown was worn by Mrs. Grant at the second inaugural ball in 1873. It is made of w... more

Tea gown

This teagown belonged to Amelia Beard Hollenback (1844-1918), wife of the prominent financier and philanthropist John Welles Hollenback (1835-1927). In 1874, the Hollenback family settled in the modestly afflue... more

Dressing gown

Featured, is a fine early example of a type of dressing gown made in Japan for the Western market. Known as Yokohama robes, for the port from which they were shipped, they were some of the first items made for ... more

Tea gown

The teagown was intended to be worn at home while greeting receiving people. As with most other 19th century garments it did not require the wearer to don a corset underneath. This level of comfort was only p... more

Dressing gown

Seen here is a quintessential dressing gown of the period with military-style cuffs, cord belt and paisley pattern. This was a popular style in the mid- to late-Victorian period, for while the popularity of pa... more

Mrs Hutchison, August 1878 / photographer American & Australasian Photographic Company

Format: Glass negative..Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=64963 ( http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=... more

Dressing gown

Known as Yokohama robes for the Japanese port from which they were exported, this type of embroidered informal gown was one of the first items to be exported after Japan was opened to the West in 1854. The Yok... more

Dressing gown

In the nineteenth century, Japan produced prodigiously for its new Western market. Economic initiative spurred the creation of consumer items exclusively for the export market. At the same time, Japan began a m... more

Dressing gown

This dressing gown is an example of at-home-wear that became especially prevalent when it became acceptable to receive intimate guests in an informal manner. It is made of beautiful fabric that is more distinc... more

Actress wearing draped gown, from the Actors and Actresses series (N145-1) issued by Duke Sons & Co. to promote Cross Cut Cigarettes

Trade cards from the set "Actors and Actresses" (N145-1), issued in the 1880s by W. Duke Sons & Co. to promote Cross Cut Cigarettes. There are eight subsets of the N145 series. Various subsets sport different c... more

Tea gown

Artistic dress had its roots in mid-Victorian England, where Pre-Raphaelite artists, with their love of things medieval, and disdain of industrialized society, revived a version of the loose fitting, relatively... more

Dressing gown

Featured here is a very typical example of beautiful morning wear belonging to the late-Victorian woman. The arrangement of alternating lace and lawn stripes at the front of the dress is very typical of the pe... more

Dressing gown

Although the fabric used to make this robe appears to be a blanket, it is an expensive, high-styled garment which belonged to a fashionable woman and was undoubtedly made in a custom dressmaking or couture hous... more

Standing actress in simple white gown, from the Actresses series (N668)

Trade cards from the "Actresses" series (N668), issued ca. 1888. The publisher is unknown.

Seated actress blue hand-colored gown, from the Actresses series (N668)

Trade cards from the "Actresses" series (N668), issued ca. 1888. The publisher is unknown.

Jane Foss Barff (nee Russell), educationist, 29 November 1890 / photograph by Falk

Photographed wearing her cap and gown; she graduated BA (Hons) 1886, MA (Hons) 1889..For a biography of Jane Foss Barff (nee Russell), see: Australian Dictionary of Biography online. adb.anu.edu.au/biography/ba... more

Tea gown

This tea gown, composed of a cut-up wool shawl woven in a paisley pattern, imitates a black-centered Indian Kashmir shawl. In fact, the material was probably woven in France during the 1860s or 1870s. On the up... more

Ball gown

Emile Pingat (French, active 1860–96)

Dr. Frances Dick, first woman to practise medicine in New South Wales, Sydney, ca. 1892 / photograph by J. Hubert Newman

Dr Frances Dick graduated from London School of Medicine for Women and the University of Ireland..Her qualifications included: LSA (Lond) 1891 and MB Bac Surg, Royal University of Ireland 1891. She was the firs... more

Ball gown

Jacques Doucet (French, Paris 1853–1929 Paris)