Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Ivy Abroad


So Ivy ends up having to go to Egypt with Alexia in Timeless. I thought you might like to see some of the inspirational costume pieces behind some of her (and Tunstell's) travel and stage outfits ...

Ballets Russes Cléopâtre costume ca. 1918 via The Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Fancy dress costume ca. 1925 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art


Mon Pescaud "Maharaj of India"; Mon Pescaud "Queen of Sheba"


Paul Poiret fancy dress costumes ca. 1913-1914 via The Kyoto Costume Institute

And some lovely Egyptian-inspired jewelry from the time.


Victorian Egyptian Revival Necklace 1stdibs.com

Egyptian Revival Bracelet 1880s 1stdibs.com

Egyptian Revival Comb 1905 1stdibs.com; Egyptian Revival Purse 1920s 1stdibs.com

Egyptian Revival Bracelet 1900 1stdibs.com

Egyptian Revival Ring 1880s 1stdibs.com

Fancy dress costume ca. 1925 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Shoes

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