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1700s Womens Clothing

Isabell Fraser's Wedding Dress, c.1785, wool, Scotland, used continuously by a single family since it was made in 1785, last worn in 2005, Inverness Museums & Art Gallery. In depth article here: www.nwta.com/...

Fripperies and Fobs : Photo

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At the Sign of the Golden Scissors: Check Apron Widths?

At the Sign of the Golden Scissors: Check Apron Widths?

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Girl's jacket, Netherlands 1760 Collection of the Textile Museum of Canada Photo by Ingrid Mida

Fashion is My Muse: May 2009

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Guidelines for Campfollowers. Article and advice for women reenactors. Also has a link for the history of campfollowers in 1755.

Guidelines for Campfollowers

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From the Staymaker, a wonderful tutorial about dressing in the 18th c.

American Duchess: 1740s Riding Habit Waistcoat and Shirt

American Duchess: 1740s Riding Habit Waistcoat and Shirt

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ivory and pearl grey silk covered hat, 1770s by Fashionable Frolick, via Flickr

18th century stays: Jumps? or Bodice?

18th century stays: Jumps? or Bodice?

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Robe à l'anglaise: ca. 1775-1780's, American, striped cotton plain weave. "This gown is a rare surviving example of the type worn by servants and the lower classes, or by middle class women for informal wear. The plain design and the use of cotton fabric are well suited to an informal dress, but also reflect the growing preference for simplicity during the 1770s and 1780s. At this time, dresses with closed skirts became popular; called "round gowns," they were put on over the head..."

Marens Hus: und wieder daheim

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