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Girl's jacket, The Netherlands, c. 1775-1800. Cream silk embroidered with floral sprays, lined with pink fabric.

18th c. stomacher-eschelles, Madame du Pompadour

Caraco jacket in printed cotton, England, 1770-1790, skirt in quilted silk satin, 1750-1790. Jacoba de Jonge Collection in MoMu - Fashion Museum Province of Antwerp

Pet-en-l'air jacket, circa 1780-90.

mid-18th century maize-gold silk Pet en L'air gown of silk taffeta, the short, sack-back bodice with long sleeves, lined in linen

18th Century Pet en l'Air Caraco Jacket c 1776.

Pet-en-l'air (sack-jacket), 1780-90, England. Undyed cotton, roller-printed with an all-over Stormont pins design in pinky brown. Sack back with 10 narrow pleats stitched down at shoulders and loose below; fronts and cuffs edged with ruffle-frill trim in self fabric; divided stomacher front with 6 striped silk ribbon ties each side; peplum gathered at side waist with pocket openings.

18th Century Pet en l'Air Caraco Jacket c 1776 by americanduchess, $95.00

Robe à l’Anglaise, 1750-1760, IMATEX.

1780-1789 I'Anglaise Dress Linen lining and open robe. From the American Textile History Museum in Lowell, MA -

1774 American Robe à l'anglaise at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - A dark ground colour like this would have hidden dirt and wear, making a cotton dress like this appropriate for everyday use by a woman of the middling sort (who still wanted to look nice, but also needed something practical).

1735-1745 American (New York) Infant's rattle at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

stomacher. English, c.1730-1750. Silk, linen, silk thread, hand-sewn and hand-embroidered. VAM

Stomacher English, 1730–40 England Note the linen tape that is attached to tie around the waist.

c.1770 Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum

Bergère (straw hat), probably Great Britain or Italy, 1775-1800. Straw hat, shallow crown and wide brim, trimmed with straw sheet and straw thread appliqué around edge of brim and crown.