Opera Gloves in the Napoleonic/Regency Era: The General Index

The opera glove as we know it first enjoyed its proper eminence as the key accessory of every properly dressed woman's outfit in the Napoleonic era (ca. 1795 - 1815), which is also commonly known as the Regency era (and, as such. extended to ca. 1830, covering the reign of George IV, formerly the Prince of Wales). Long gloves were perfectly suited for the low-cut, short-sleeved, flowing - and often very revealing, particularly in the Directory (ca. 1795 - 1805) period - gowns that were so characteristic of women's fashion in the period. (After Napoleon became Emperor, ladies' gowns became far more opulent, and the "Empire waist", another of the key fashion characteristics of the period, was born.) Despite what you might see in some of the vidcap galleries listed below, the mousquetaire style was actually not widely worn; opera-length gloves in this era were commonly made so as to fit somewhat loosely on the wearer's arm, and were frequently held up above the elbows by a garterlike band or worn crumpled down past the elbow. For the Love of Opera Gloves is proud to bring you its comprehensive collection of imagery of opera gloves in the time of Napoleon and Jane Austen!


FASHIONS OF THE ERA:

The Genesis of the Modern Opera Glove: Fashions of the Regency/Napoleonic Era

The Genesis of the Modern Opera Glove: Fashions of the Regency/Napoleonic Era, Gallery 2

The Genesis of the Modern Opera Glove: Fashions of the Regency/Napoleonic Era, Gallery 3

The Genesis of the Modern Opera Glove: Fashions of the Regency/Napoleonic Era, Gallery 4

The Genesis of the Modern Opera Glove: Fashions of the Regency/Napoleonic Era, Gallery 5

The Genesis of the Modern Opera Glove: Fashions of the Regency/Napoleonic Era, Gallery 6

The Genesis of the Modern Opera Glove: Fashions of the Regency/Napoleonic Era, Gallery 7

The Genesis of the Modern Opera Glove: Fashions of the Regency/Napoleonic Era, Gallery 8

The Genesis of the Modern Opera Glove: Fashions of the Regency/Napoleonic Era, Gallery 9

The Genesis of the Modern Opera Glove: Fashions of the Regency/Napoleonic Era, Gallery 10

A "Jane Austen Evening" in Opera Gloves

FILMS AND TELEVISION PROGRAMS DEPICTING FASHIONS OF THE ERA:

Martine Carol, Claudia Cardinale and Others in "The Battle of Austerlitz", Gallery 1

Martine Carol, Claudia Cardinale and Others in "The Battle of Austerlitz", Gallery 2

Martine Carol, Claudia Cardinale and Others in "The Battle of Austerlitz", Gallery 3

Martine Carol, Claudia Cardinale and Others in "The Battle of Austerlitz", Gallery 4

Martine Carol, Claudia Cardinale and Others in "The Battle of Austerlitz", Gallery 5

Elizabeth Taylor and Rosemary Harris in "Beau Brummell", Gallery 1

Elizabeth Taylor and Rosemary Harris in "Beau Brummell", Gallery 2

Elizabeth Taylor and Rosemary Harris in "Beau Brummell", Gallery 3

Miriam Hopkins in "Becky Sharp", Gallery 1

Miriam Hopkins in "Becky Sharp", Gallery 2

Miriam Hopkins in "Becky Sharp", Gallery 3

Miriam Hopkins in "Becky Sharp", Gallery 4

Miriam Hopkins in "Becky Sharp", Gallery 5

Miriam Hopkins in "Becky Sharp", Gallery 6

Miriam Hopkins in "Becky Sharp", Gallery 7

Miriam Hopkins in "Becky Sharp", Gallery 8

Miriam Hopkins in "Becky Sharp", Gallery 9

Miriam Hopkins in "Becky Sharp", Gallery 10

Miriam Hopkins in "Becky Sharp", Gallery 11

Greta Garbo in "Conquest", Gallery 1

Greta Garbo in "Conquest", Gallery 2

Greta Garbo in "Conquest", Gallery 3

Greta Garbo in "Conquest", Gallery 4

Greta Garbo in "Conquest", Gallery 5

Jean Simmons in "Desiree", Gallery 1

Jean Simmons in "Desiree", Gallery 2

Jean Simmons in "Desiree", Gallery 3

Gwyneth Paltrow in "Emma", Gallery 1

Gwyneth Paltrow in "Emma", Gallery 2

Gwyneth Paltrow in "Emma", Gallery 3

Gwyneth Paltrow in "Emma", Gallery 4

Gwyneth Paltrow in "Emma", Gallery 5

Gwyneth Paltrow in "Emma", Gallery 6

Gwyneth Paltrow in "Emma", Gallery 7

Gwyneth Paltrow in "Emma", Gallery 8

Gwyneth Paltrow in "Emma", Gallery 9

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 1

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 2

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 3

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 4

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 5

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 6

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 7

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 8

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 9

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 10

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 11

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 12

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 13

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 14

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 15

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 16

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 17

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 18

Doran Godwin and Others in "Emma", Gallery 19

Kate Beckinsale and Others in "Emma", Gallery 1

Kate Beckinsale and Others in "Emma", Gallery 2

Kate Beckinsale and Others in "Emma", Gallery 3

Kate Beckinsale and Others in "Emma", Gallery 4

Kate Beckinsale and Others in "Emma", Gallery 5

Kate Beckinsale and Others in "Emma", Gallery 6

Kate Beckinsale and Others in "Emma", Gallery 7

Kate Beckinsale and Others in "Emma", Gallery 8

Kate Beckinsale and Others in "Emma", Gallery 9

Kate Beckinsale and Others in "Emma", Gallery 10

Gina Lollobrigida in "Imperial Venus", Gallery 1

Gina Lollobrigida in "Imperial Venus", Gallery 2

Gina Lollobrigida in "Imperial Venus", Gallery 3

Gina Lollobrigida in "Imperial Venus", Gallery 4

Opera Gloves in "Love And Death"

Ginger Rogers in "Magnificent Doll", Gallery 1

Ginger Rogers in "Magnificent Doll", Gallery 2

Ginger Rogers in "Magnificent Doll", Gallery 3

Ginger Rogers in "Magnificent Doll", Gallery 4

Ginger Rogers in "Magnificent Doll", Gallery 5

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 3

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 4

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 5

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 6

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 7

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 8

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 9

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 10

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 11

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 12

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 13

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 14

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 15

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 16

Sylvestra Le Touzel and Others in "Mansfield Park", Gallery 17

Michele Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Gianna Maria Canale and Maria Schell in "Napoleon", Gallery 1

Michele Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Gianna Maria Canale and Maria Schell in "Napoleon", Gallery 2

Michele Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Gianna Maria Canale and Maria Schell in "Napoleon", Gallery 3

Michele Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Gianna Maria Canale and Maria Schell in "Napoleon", Gallery 4

Michele Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Gianna Maria Canale and Maria Schell in "Napoleon", Gallery 5

Michele Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Gianna Maria Canale and Maria Schell in "Napoleon", Gallery 6

Michele Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Gianna Maria Canale and Maria Schell in "Napoleon", Gallery 7

Jacqueline Bisset in "Napoleon and Josephine", Gallery 1

Jacqueline Bisset in "Napoleon and Josephine", Gallery 2

Jacqueline Bisset in "Napoleon and Josephine", Gallery 3

Jacqueline Bisset in "Napoleon and Josephine", Gallery 4

Katharine Schlesinger in "Northanger Abbey", Gallery 1

Katharine Schlesinger in "Northanger Abbey", Gallery 2

Katharine Schlesinger in "Northanger Abbey", Gallery 3

Katharine Schlesinger in "Northanger Abbey", Gallery 4

Katharine Schlesinger in "Northanger Abbey", Gallery 5

Katharine Schlesinger in "Northanger Abbey", Gallery 6

Katharine Schlesinger in "Northanger Abbey", Gallery 7

Katharine Schlesinger in "Northanger Abbey", Gallery 8

Katharine Schlesinger in "Northanger Abbey", Gallery 9

Katharine Schlesinger in "Northanger Abbey", Gallery 10

Katharine Schlesinger in "Northanger Abbey", Gallery 11

Amanda Root and Susan Fleetwood in "Persuasion", Gallery 1

Amanda Root and Susan Fleetwood in "Persuasion", Gallery 2

Amanda Root and Susan Fleetwood in "Persuasion", Gallery 3

Amanda Root and Susan Fleetwood in "Persuasion", Gallery 4

Amanda Root and Susan Fleetwood in "Persuasion", Gallery 5

Anne Firbank and Others in "Persuasion", Gallery 1

Anne Firbank and Others in "Persuasion", Gallery 2

Anne Firbank and Others in "Persuasion", Gallery 3

Anne Firbank and Others in "Persuasion", Gallery 4

Anne Firbank and Others in "Persuasion", Gallery 5

Anne Firbank and Others in "Persuasion", Gallery 6

Anne Firbank and Others in "Persuasion", Gallery 7

Anne Firbank and Others in "Persuasion", Gallery 8

Anne Firbank and Others in "Persuasion", Gallery 9

Anne Firbank and Others in "Persuasion", Gallery 10

Anne Firbank and Others in "Persuasion", Gallery 11

Anne Firbank and Others in "Persuasion", Gallery 12

Greer Garson in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 1

Greer Garson in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 2

Greer Garson in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 3

Greer Garson in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 4

Greer Garson in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 5

Jennifer Ehle and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 1

Jennifer Ehle and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 2

Jennifer Ehle and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 3

Jennifer Ehle and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 4

Jennifer Ehle and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 5

Jennifer Ehle and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 6

Jennifer Ehle and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 7

Jennifer Ehle and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 8

Jennifer Ehle and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 9

Jennifer Ehle and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 10

Jennifer Ehle and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 11

Jennifer Ehle and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 12

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 1

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 2

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 3

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 4

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 5

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 6

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 7

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 8

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 9

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 10

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 11

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 12

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 13

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 14

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 15

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 16

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 17

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 18

Elizabeth Garvie and Others in "Pride and Prejudice", Gallery 19

Colleen Miller in "The Purple Mask", Gallery 1

Colleen Miller in "The Purple Mask", Gallery 2

Colleen Miller in "The Purple Mask", Gallery 3

Colleen Miller in "The Purple Mask", Gallery 4

Carole Landis and Signe Hasso in "A Scandal In Paris", Gallery 1

Carole Landis and Signe Hasso in "A Scandal In Paris", Gallery 2

Carole Landis and Signe Hasso in "A Scandal In Paris", Gallery 3

Carole Landis and Signe Hasso in "A Scandal In Paris", Gallery 4

Carole Landis and Signe Hasso in "A Scandal In Paris", Gallery 5

Carole Landis and Signe Hasso in "A Scandal In Paris", Gallery 6

Carole Landis and Signe Hasso in "A Scandal In Paris", Gallery 7

Carole Landis and Signe Hasso in "A Scandal In Paris", Gallery 8

Carole Landis and Signe Hasso in "A Scandal In Paris", Gallery 9

Carole Landis and Signe Hasso in "A Scandal In Paris", Gallery 10

Carole Landis and Signe Hasso in "A Scandal In Paris", Gallery 11

Carole Landis and Signe Hasso in "A Scandal In Paris", Gallery 12

Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet in "Sense and Sensibility", Gallery 1

Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet in "Sense and Sensibility", Gallery 2

Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet in "Sense and Sensibility", Gallery 3

Irene Richards and Tracey Childs in "Sense and Sensibility", Gallery 1

Irene Richards and Tracey Childs in "Sense and Sensibility", Gallery 2

Irene Richards and Tracey Childs in "Sense and Sensibility", Gallery 3

Abigail Cruttenden and Caroline Langrishe in "Sharpe's Justice", Gallery 1

Abigail Cruttenden and Caroline Langrishe in "Sharpe's Justice", Gallery 2

Abigail Cruttenden and Caroline Langrishe in "Sharpe's Justice", Gallery 3

Abigail Cruttenden and Caroline Langrishe in "Sharpe's Justice", Gallery 4

Abigail Cruttenden and Caroline Langrishe in "Sharpe's Justice", Gallery 5

Abigail Cruttenden and Caroline Langrishe in "Sharpe's Justice", Gallery 6

Abigail Cruttenden and Caroline Langrishe in "Sharpe's Justice", Gallery 7

Abigail Cruttenden and Caroline Langrishe in "Sharpe's Regiment", Gallery 1

Abigail Cruttenden and Caroline Langrishe in "Sharpe's Regiment", Gallery 2

Abigail Cruttenden and Caroline Langrishe in "Sharpe's Regiment", Gallery 3

Abigail Cruttenden and Caroline Langrishe in "Sharpe's Regiment", Gallery 4

Ingrid Bergman in "Under Capricorn", Gallery 1

Ingrid Bergman in "Under Capricorn", Gallery 2

Ingrid Bergman in "Under Capricorn", Gallery 3

Ingrid Bergman in "Under Capricorn", Gallery 4

Reese Witherspoon in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 1

Reese Witherspoon in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 2

Reese Witherspoon in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 3

Reese Witherspoon in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 4

Reese Witherspoon in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 5

Reese Witherspoon in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 6

Reese Witherspoon in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 7

Reese Witherspoon in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 8

Reese Witherspoon in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 9

Natasha Little in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 1

Natasha Little in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 2

Natasha Little in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 3

Natasha Little in "Vanity Fair", Gallery 4

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 1

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 2

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 3

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 4

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 5

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 6

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 7

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 8

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 9

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 10

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 11

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 12

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 13

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 14

The "War and Peace" Glove Gallery, Part 15


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