Mughal ensemble worn by Captain John Foote of the Hon. East India Company in his portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1761

From the York Museums Trust

Reception dress ca. 1886-87

From the FIDM Museum

Worth reception dress ca. 1878

From the FIDM Museum

Godey’s Lady’s Book, April 1864 via the Internet Archive

Doucet dress ca. 1900

From Les Arts Décoratifs

Dior evening dress, 1956

From the MFA Boston via NPR

Maison Laferrière day dress ca. 1902

From the MFA Boston

Robe à la française, 1760’s

From the MFA Boston

Jacket, 1610-15

From MFA Boston

Suit, 1770-80

From the Metropolitan Museum of Art