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Costume de muzeu

Collection by Mihaela Filimon

Mihaela Filimon
Romanian ensemble via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Traditional Fashion, Traditional Dresses, Folk Embroidery, Embroidery Designs, Costume Collection, Folk Costume, Russian Folk

Celebrating the common man (and what he and she wore) - The Dreamstress

Next fortnight’s challenge in the Historical Sew Fortnightly is Peasants and Pioneers. It’s all about making clothes for the lower classes – the most common group, but also the ones whose clothes were the least documented, and the least likely to to have survived. I’ve got a serious soft spot for the clothing of the lower classes across almost all periods. They may not be as bright or sparkly as the clothing of the upper classes, but they often managed a restraint and elegance that the…