Prints and Books: Fashion and Historical Costume

Mostly original fashion and costume designs and illustrations, and some prints.

Fashion Designs & Illustrations

Necktie Designs

Le Moniteur de la Mode
Paris: 1877
Hand-colored engravings
$125 to $250 each

Regional Costume Studies from 'Fancy Ball Dresses'

Fancy Ball Dresses
London: c. 1831-32
Hand-colored lithographs
$550 each

Turkish Costume

Middle Eastern
Costume Prints

Venice: 1783-90
Hand-colored engravings
$475 each

Vanity Fair Portraits

Vanity Fair Portraits
c. 1868-1917
Chromolithographs
$200 to $450 each

The Grecian Bend: Fifth Avenue Style

Thomas Worth
The Grecian Bend: Fifth Avenue Style
Currier & Ives: 1868
Hand-colored lithograph
$1,900

French Fashion Illustration

H. & C. Condon
History of Fashion
Watercolors
c. 1930s
$550 each

Fashion Designs

Kathryn Kuhn
Women's Fashion Designs
New York: c. 1930-1950
Watercolor, pen and ink
$550 each

Hats and Wigs

Matthew Darly
Hats and Wigs
London: 1773
Hand-colored etchings
$800 each

Member of Coiffure Guild bronze plaque sign

Member of Coiffure Guild
New York: c. 1930s
Gilt bronze plaque sign
$1,500

Coiffures

Jacques "Jack" Abeillé
Coiffures
French: 1901
Pen and ink
$950

Grecian Costumes by Eugene Berman

Eugene Berman
Grecian Costumes
American: 1939
Watercolor on paper
$1,600

Prague skiers

Men's Fashions
Czech: c. 1940s
Photo-process prints
$250 each

S.D. Sollers & Co. Children's Fine Shoes

S.D. Sollers & Co. Children's Fine Shoes
Duval & Hunter, Philadelphia: 1874
Chromolithograph
$1,400

Leroys Fashion Ad.

H.C. Williamson
Leroy’s Clothing, Fifth Avenue
New York: c. 1900
Gouache
$350

Menocal Hat

Richard de Menocal
Large Headdress
Watercolor
$450

Vintage Art Posters

Antique and Vintage Posters
European:
19th-20th C.
Color lithograph posters
$1,000 and above

Light Bulb Study

Light Bulb Motif Design
Mid 20th C.
$250

Necktie Designs

Necktie Designs
Mid 20th C.
Gouache
$375

Theater & Dance Costumes

Dance Hall Costume Designs

Gaston Noury
Dance Hall Costume Designs
Paris: 1909-1910
Watercolors
$450 to $750 each

Musical Comedy Costumes

Will R. Barnes
Musical Comedy Costume Designs
New York: 1st Qtr. 20th C.
Watercolors
Queens: $2,200, the pair
Gypsies: $950, the pair

Monkhouse costume designs

Gladys Monkhouse
Archer and Windmill
Costume Designs

American: c. 1917-1922
Watercolors
$2,400, the pair

moliere

Costumes for
Molière Plays

Paris: 1875
Hand-colored engravings
$300 each

Caramba Designs

Caramba
Opera Costumes
Italy: c. 1920s
Watercolor
$975 the pair

Wittop Bajour Broadway Avant-Garde Costume Designs

Freddy Wittop
Bajour Broadway Costumes
c. 1964
Pencil and gouache
$600

Wittop Bajour Broadway Avant-Garde Costume Designs

Freddy Wittop
Bajour Broadway Gypsy Costume
c. 1964
Pencil and gouache
$350

Art Deco Costume Design

Paul-René Larthe
Art Deco Costume
Design

Watercolor
$950

Ice Skating Costumes

Kathryn Kuhn
Skating Costume Designs
Hollywood Ice Revue, 1948

Watercolor, pen and ink
$750 each

Victorian Tinsmith's Costume by Arthur Helsby

Arthur B. Helsby
Tinsmith's Costume
British: 1887
Watercolor
$750

Pair of Costume Designs for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Virgo and Carvill
Pair of Costume Designs for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
London: c. 1962
$975, the pair

Four Costume Designs

Félix de Gray
Four Costume Designs
French: c. 1920s
Watercolors
$550 each

Gertrude Johnson gouache

Gertrude Johnson
Costume Designs
American:
20th C.
Gouache
$450 each

Rene Ranson costume designs

René Ranson
Art Deco Costume Designs
French:
c. 1920s-1930s
Colored inks
$1,250 each

Noelte Lakme 2nd Act

Norman Edwards
Noelte Lakmé 2nd Act
American: c. 1940s
Watercolor
$750

Military Uniforms

Smith Knight Print

The Ancient Costume of England
Numerous prints
c. 1811-18

An Almain Armourer's Album

H.A. Lee Dillon
Elizabethan Suits of Armor
W. Griggs, London: 1905
Chromolithographs
$450 each

Scottish Tartans

R.R. McIan
Scottish Tartans
London: 1847
Hand-colored lithographs
$350 each

The Army of The United States

Henry Loomis Nelson
The Army of
The United States

c. 1889
Illustrated books
$1,350

Costumed Horsemen and Horses

Charles Perrault
Costumed Horsemen

Paris: c. 1670
Engravings
$475 each

Archive

For research and reference, see our Archive of Sold Fashion & Historical Costume.