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Historical Clothing 1700's

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A robe à la Francaise of Chinese lampas satin, circa 1760, the fabric circa 1750, the satin woven with bronze and cream peonies and coiling foliage, the open-robe and petticoat trimmed with furbelows of matching braid trimmed silk, the sleeves with shirred double ruffled `sabot' cuffs, the back panel of the skirt of brown and white 1740s European silk

Passion for Fashion

Jacket, 1790, The Kyoto Costume Institute

Robe à l'anglaise, c. 1790, Museo del Traje.

1790s spencer

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Beautiful detail of 18th century men's shirt.

A Shirt Tale | Pegs and 'Tails

Galerie des Modes 1785

A Most Beguiling Accomplishment: Galerie des Modes

Levite or round gown, The Netherlands, 1780-1800. Sky blue silk taffeta with a light blue silk sash.

Wedding dress of silk, 1770, Sweden, with silver embroidery, belonged to "Aunt Ulla" Ulrica Christina Cronstedt (1756 - 1841) on Gärdesta. Altered at a later date with machine stitching. Consisting of four pieces, also an apron (not shown) Sörmlands museum

1760-1765 Woman's Robe à la Francaise (Sack Gown)

1740s ~ The chopine was a tall clog worn in primarily in Venice to elevate the lady above both the dirt and the passersby of the street. They were hidden under long skirts & by lengthening the figure, allowed for a more grand & visible display of expensive fabric, and thus, wealth

The Ornamented Being

Caraco à l anglaise 1790 Marseille

Fashion plate, 1780’s

18th century dress from the collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute, with wig in exaggerated style referencing Vreeland's mode of display from the Eighteenth Century Woman exhibit at the Costume Institute. --It's a ship --on her head! One of the many reasons that high fashion in the 18th century was ridiculous.

Worn Through » Events

Baleen Corset. 1725 - 1750. Glazed wool twill, buckram, linen thread, baleen, leather, linen tape, two-ply linen cord wrapped in silk, checked linen plain weave lining. Philadelphia Museum of Art -

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Woman's Stays

Delicate lace edge to fichu, white silk bows en échelle to stomacher, two tiered white lace ruffles (engageantes) to three quarter length sleeves, white lace edging to open robe a la Française of violet silk, two tiered white lace wide flounce to matching violet silk petticoat. Detail from portrait of Marie Louise Therese Victoire (Madame Victoire) by Adélaïde Labille-Guiard (Versailles), 1788.

EKDuncan - My Fanciful Muse: 1780-1782 French Fashion Plates

EKDuncan - My Fanciful Muse: 1780-1782 French Fashion Plates

Robe à l’anglaise, ca 1785 France, KCI This looks like something Francisco de Goya would have painted.

Robe a l’anglaise retrousee ca. 1780 From the Philadelphia...

Fripperies and Fobs

Fur trimmed capes and over-sized muffs were the winter fashion uniform of the 1780s.

"Caraco circa 1780" "quilted Petticoat circa 1770-1780"

The HSF Challenge #16: Separates | The Dreamstress

Magasin des Modes Nouvelles 1787 cahier n°34, plate n°2, Mitan, 18th Century DressGrand caraco de gros de Naples à revers et larges manchettes. Corset et jupon de gros de Naples. Grand chapeau de feutre noir garni d'une échelle de rubans coquelicots (Du Sieur Donnet, chapelier). Coffure frissée en tapet.

January 1789 - Magasin des Modes Nouvelles, Francaises et Anglaises

EKDuncan - My Fanciful Muse: June 2012

Redingote-styled gown, ca. 1785; Philadelphia Museum of Art 1991-75-16

Robe à la Française 1750-75

Robe à la Française | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Robe à la Française 1750-75

Robe à la Française | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art