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Historical Clothing 1700's

Historical Clothing 1700's

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The natural hair, dressed up in the back in a queue, was often left unpowdered. In fact, powder for everyday wear was usually omitted as early as 1760, and went out of fashion in the nineties.

Colonial Clothing - Revolution and the New Republic 1775-1800

Women's Evolution Of Hats, ca. 1770's

Robe a la francaise, 1770-80 From the Mint Museum. Brocade.

embroidery detail

Robe à l'Anglaise worn à la Polonaise, 1780-1800. Green and cream striped silk brocaded with floral sprays.

Pierrot jacket and embroidered petticoat, Kyoto Costume Institute, c. 1780

Robe à la francaise, England, c. 1760-1770. Pink-purple satin brocade with a pattern of floral sprays worked in white and green.

Robe à la Française 1730s The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Detail, bergère (straw hat), probably made in Indonesia or the Carribean, 18th century style. The straw plaited crown with open work flat straw huge brim, the very edge with densely plaited three dimensional straw,green cotton tape ribbon.

1790s Red and White Striped Jacket 18th century by americanduchess pet en l'air

18th century bergere hat

Ensemble. "This gown and matching stomacher are made of very fine silk. Because of its shine or lustre, the fabric was called a lustring or lutestring. The process of 'lustrating' involved stretching and moistening the textile. In a 1756 treatise, silk designers are advised that ornaments for lustring ‘must be open and airy’ so as not to obscure the glazed ground." (1752-1775) Museum of London. See detail next...

Dress Ensemble | Museum of London

Caraco et jupe, Vers 1780 – 1785. Taffetas de soie matelassé. Collections Galliera.

Skirt and Caraco,ca. 1775, Denmark, jersey, quilted silk. The skirt has a wide pattern and two pearl buttons. The lining is of white silk. The Caraco is fastened at the waist. The sleeves have ruffles. Silk Lining along the front of the jacket and in the hood. The jacket is closed at the chest with 5 hooks and eyes. (c) NATMUS DK

Temaer - Nationalmuseet

Wedding dress, 18th century, American Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The 18th century wedding dress: then, and now | The Dreamstress

Dress 1750-75, silk

Dress | American or European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Detail front view, robe à la francaise, Europe, 1750-1775. Yellow and white striped silk.

Dress | European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress 1780s Nordiska Museet

Robe à la francaise retroussée, c. 1770's. Pink, green and cream silk plaid.

PLAID SILK ROBE a la FRANCAIS, 18th C. : Lot 382

Women’s jacket and vest, ca 1790, Musée des Tissus de Lyon

robe à l’anglaise 1780

Isabell Fraser's Wedding Dress, circa 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:

Fripperies and Fobs : Photo

Robe a l'Anglaise dress. Made c. 1780-1789.

American Textile History Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts

Robe à la Polonaise 1780 The Metropolitan Museum of Art