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18th Century Clothing

Cap 18th century, British, linen

Cap | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Cap, British, linen, 18th century

Cap | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Mitts Date: 18th century Culture: British Medium: silk

Mitts | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Samples of cotton dyed red, 1748 Departmental Archives of the Seine-Maritime , Rouen r. : Portrait of Ulrich and Salome Bräker, Joseph Reinhart, 1793, History Museum, Bern Salome Bräker has skeins of cotton under his right arm.

Disturbed family life in the nursery by Johann Eleazar Zeissig (1737–1806)_

Disturbed Family Life in the Nursery - Johann Eleazar Zeissig

Dress (Robe à l'Anglaise) 1725–50 linen & silk, British

Robe à l'Anglaise | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Between 1730 , 1740 Cut velvet burgundy red silk. Liners, unbleached linen and ecru silk taffeta

Detail waistcoat, possibly England, c. 1760. White cotton with cotton corded quilting.

Man's Waistcoat | LACMA Collections

c.1740-1760 stays made from natural homespun linen. Stays of the 18th century were conical in shape and gave the wearer a pinched in waist and a full, pushed up bustline. They were very stiff being heavily boned with whalebone or cane and many women complained of bruising under the arms and at the waist from the sheer rigidity of the stays

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1760 French Banyan at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Banyan | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Pennsylvania, 1740–1770 During the eighteenth century, the term pocket referred to a flat pouch, with a slit in the front for access, that was tied around a woman’s waist. Pockets were worn either over a dress or under an overskirt, where they could be easily reached. **American Folk Art Museum image gallery search: www.folkartmuseum...

British Tars, 1740-1790: colored jacket

British Tars, 1740-1790: colored jacket

Late 18th century, Europe - Pair of gloves - Printed leather, lace

Pair of gloves | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston