oui chic, non chic, comme ci, comme ca
Fashion things that I like, don't like or are just kinda one way or the other.
Boat cloak, circa 1805 although quite faded, it is an extremely rare survival of protective or outdoor clothing from the early part of the 19th century. It is made of a hard wearing, coarse weave green wool and lined with a similar brown wool. The cloak, which is quite voluminous, gathers into a stand or fall collar and fastens with a small Royal Naval button at the neck.
Burial garment belonging to Margareta Francesca (Markéta Františka) Lobkowicz, née Dietrichstein. She was the daughter of the Moravian Vice-Chamberlain, Zikmund II, Count Dietrichstein and Joanna of the noble Verona family Scaliger. Up to 1616 she was referred to as a courtier of Empress Anna, wife of Emperor Matyas. In February 1616 she was married and a year later she died after giving birth to her first son. For info on the garments see: www.rmm.cz/...