18th Century Clothing
Between 1730 , 1740 Cut velvet burgundy red silk. Liners, unbleached linen and ecru silk taffeta
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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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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...
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Panel. Woodblock printed cotton. 1770-80. 1969.3213. Winterthur.
Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection,1781. The woman in middle wears a British regimental with lace and buttons, gussets on both stockings and has a knife on her apron string. All women have bangs. Woman on the left is wearing an open robe gown with stomacher, open check apron, striped handkerchief and black silk covered chip hat. The woman on the right appears to be pregnant, has long sleeves on her sprigged bedgown, ties on her cloak (not clasps) and her spotted handkerchief.