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From February 20 through May 16 2016, six galleries of the Philips Wing will be dedicated to fashion of the Dutch from 1625 to 1960. Starting with garments worn by members of the Frisian branch of the house of Nassau in the Golden Age, the exhibits will feature vibrantly coloured French silk gowns and luxurious velvet gentlemen’s suits of the eighteenth century, classically-inspired Empire dresses and bustles of the Fin de Siècle culminating in twentieth-century French haute couture by Dior and Yves Saint Laurent.

"Catwalk" @ RijksMuseum

Thea Gouverneur designed 6 Beautiful charts using the motives from these wonderful dresses and costumes!

Click here to see those stunning new designs.

Wedding Gown or Mantua of embroidered Silk, 1759
Nederland of Frankrijk / The Netherlands or France
Gift of Jonkvrouw C.I. Six, ’s-Graveland
© Foto / Photo: Erwin Olaf, Model: Ymre Stiekema