1. An exquisite Canadian plaid/tartan evening gown from circa 1860. The popularity of plaid exploded after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert chose Balmoral Castle in the Scottish Highlands as one of their royal residences.

    An exquisite Canadian plaid/tartan evening gown from circa 1860. The popularity of plaid exploded after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert chose Balmoral Castle in the Scottish Highlands as one of their royal residences.

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  1. fitsmyfancy reblogged this from yeoldefashion
  2. angrbodas reblogged this from historicalfashion and added:
    obviously this is what my life is missing: a plaid evening gown
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  5. loveofplace reblogged this from yeoldefashion and added:
    This brought back memories of Clermont- I can totally see a Livingston wearing this (in the Livingston tartan, of...
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  7. folish reblogged this from historicalfashion and added:
    cut off about 2 feet of skirt hem and I would wear this.
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    Canadian Plaid is the best plaid.
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