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Historical Clothing 1700's

Historical Clothing 1700's

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Dress 1784

Robe, 1795-1800. Blue-green silk damask with floral motifs, linen lining.

Period: 18th Century - Sack dress Material: Embroidered thai silk, dyed lace, decorative flowers

黑箱中踩高蹺: 2010.05

Isabella MacTavish’s Wedding Dress c1785. Fraser clan tartan. Inverness Museum. The cloth itself is probably considerably older than the dress, and possibly dates to 1740 - 1760. Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- Scotland. 18th century Scottish costume. Worn continuously by the women of the family for wedding until 2007

Robe à l'anglaise c. 1780. Possibly reworked from an earlier gown.

Timeline Photos - Isabella Bradford

Sleeve, ruche, and three tired lace ruffles detail from François Hubert Drouais' 1757 painting of the French actress Madame Charles Simon Favart (Marie Justine Benoîte Duronceray). See full length painting here:

François Hubert Drouais | Portrait of a Woman, Said to be Madame Charles Simon Favart (Marie Justine Benoîte Duronceray, 1727–1772)

1750-1790 ? American Duchess: V152: Costume Analytics: Pehr Hilleström, Kitchen Maid

Gown worn by Deborah Sampson, from Massachusetts, 1780-90 (plate-printed linen)

Bridgeman Images
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    Hannah Salome

    I read a book about her! Beautiful dress!

One of the oldest gowns in the collection is this 1775 Robe à l’Anglaise, the name means it is an English-styled gown. It has a full skirt, and ‘robe’ that closes in the front but is open over the skirt. The back of the bodice comes to a point and is sewn into the skirt.

Posts about 1700s on Ethnology and Textiles Blog

A gentleman's embroidered green velvet court coat and matching ivory satin waistcoat, French, circa 1790, heavily embellished with floss silk flowerheads and foliage; together with a pair of later black satin breeches (3)

A gentleman's embroidered green velvet court coat and : Lot 29

18th Century period Ball Gowns designed by Linda Leyendocker Gutierrez and Niti Volpe for the Society of Martha Washington Colonial Pageant and Ball in Laredo, Texas

pamokc: In the Texas Panhandle …

Riding Jacket, 1736-40, Gorgeous Georgians at Berrington Hall 2014. From the Charles Paget Wade Collection stored at Berrington Hall

A little taste of the feast to come...

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