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More like this: silk brocade, petticoats and robe.

Historical Clothing 1700's

Robe a la polonaise, 1770-80, Meg Andrews

Circa 1775 Robe A L' Anglaise With Quilted Silk Petticoat & Philadelphia Provenance

Suit of Revolutionary war patriot Samuel Cutts (1726-1801) c. 1780s, [view at Saco Museum, Maine,14 March – 6 May 2014.] "...narrow cut to blue silk coat, matching buttons, elaborate silk brocade waistcoat beneath, with tiny brass buttons...fabric for coat likely English but cut and tailored in New England/New Hampshire; vest was probably pieced together from a kit. Slim cut breeches underscores a man not involved in physical labor. Ensemble emphasized a lean silhouette..." via SilkDamask

Robe à la française retroussée ca. 1770’s From Whitaker Auctions via Live Auctioneers

A Chinese-yellow silk open-robe, circa 1770, with fitted English-back, pinked ribbons to the bodice robings, skirt with pocket slits, bodice lined in natural linen. Kerry Taylor Auctions.

Green silk brocade dress (robe with matching stomacher and underskirt), French, 1766-70.

1750-1760, hat made from split straw plait in a chequered pattern of black and natural straw, trimmed with a fancy plait just inside the brim, and there is a garland of split straw cord and tassles around the crown. There is a band of macrame straw braid (possibly Swiss) with split straw decorations around the brim edge. The black elasticated tape is a later addition. Date uncertain. Could be Swiss. Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Richard Blakey

Late 18th century diamond earrings with "coach covers". The small black spheres snapped over the diamonds for daytime wear or to camouflage while traveling.

~Dandridge Robe à la française: ca. 1750 (textile), ca. 1770 (gown remodeled), American, Spitalfields (silk), silk lustring with brocaded floral bouquet entwined with weft-float pattern of trailing vine and flowers, open front style (with matching petticoat), flounced and lined sleeves, trimmings padded with cotton, embellished with colored silk fly-fringe. [Search for Acc. No. 1975-340,1]~

Hand painted, white china silk with "polychrome painting in plant motif; "compères" front; boned at center back; matching petticoat. The entire dress is hand-painted with motifs of flowers, butterflies, and birds. During this period in which Chinoiserie was so popular, hand-painted China silk, woven from plain silk, was imported from China, and later reproduced in Europe for its high demand." c. 1785 (fabric: 1760s)-England From the Kyoto Costume Institute

Robe à l'Anglaise, 1785-1787 (The Met Museum)

18th Century Ensemble Decor To Adore. Decorated straw hat.

Robe à la Piémontaise: ca. 1770-1790, silk satin, lace.

Regency Men's Shirt

Dress, 1760’s England, Colonial Williamsburg

Blue camblet riding jacket. Britain, 1730-50

The Maid's Cap Detail of 1775 painting by Pehr Hilleström

A Highland Laddie, 1770 (Detail of hat) Straw bonnet circa 1770?  VERY unusual and awesome!

1777 Greuze - The White Hat

1775 - 12 Fashionable Head Dresses of 1775

serpentine trimming, c 1770s

Gentleman's Frock Coat, 1745-1750, France, silk plain weave. LACMA Collections Online

Corduroy Fall Front Breeches, 1790-1820