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18th Century

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1780s mustard velveteen chapeau

The "real" George Washington at 19... as recreated by scientists, artists, and forensic anthropologists. This is so cool.

Detail of back draping, Dress (Mantua), British, c 1708. silk. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mantua | British

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Woman's slipper. French, 1790s. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Woman's slipper

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c. 1770's Polonaise of Museum Quality Floral and Striped Brocaded Silk Polonaise with Original internal Drawstrings AntiqueDress.com

Antique Dress - Item for Sale

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Robe à la Française

Robe à la Française | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Robe à l’Anglaise 1785-1795

A beautiful Robe a la française with the skirt looped up in a Polonaise style circa 1750 to 1775.

1750-1760, England - Robe - Silk damask, lined with linen.

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Silk Dress - American - 1750

Dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Shoes c. 1770

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Russian diadem / tiara and earrings, circa 1770. A wreath of roses and bees set with colored diamonds of yellow and pink. The leaves are enameled gold. Each element of the wreath is reversible for versatility, and can be divided into 7 pieces. (via Munn's tiaras a history of splendour)

Silk mantua, early 18th century.

Wedding Dress. 18th century (1758). Cream silk. Shrewsbury Museums Service Worn by the mother of William Hazledine, Shrewsbury Ironmaster.

Wedding Dress. 18th century (1758). Cream silk. Shrewsbury Museums Service (SHYMS: T/1983/1/5).

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Wedding Dress. 18th century (1758). Cream silk. Shrewsbury Museums Service Worn by the mother of William Hazledine, Shrewsbury Ironmaster.

Wedding Dress. 18th century (1758). Cream silk. Shrewsbury Museums Service (SHYMS: T/1983/1/5).

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18th century 'open gown' - fabric woven about 1736-38, possibly in Spitalfields, London, the gown made about 1770-80.

Fashion - Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool museums

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Petticoat Mantua (Britain) ca. 1735 - 1740 Brocaded silk, hand-sewn with spun silk and spun threads, lined with linen, brown paper lining for cuffs, brass, canvas and pleated silk

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Gentleman's suit, 1770-1780, Hungary, budge, felt, embroidered with flat stitch, braiding. "...made of dark blue felt...set-in sleeves; the borders are embroidered with alternating motifs of big and small bunches of flowers, in green and white silk thread. Lined with brown lamb's fur ( a later addition)...width adjustable with a lace at the back. The borders and the standing collar are embroidered with the motifs described above. Decorated with white and green silk braids all around."

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Coats of Peter the Great of Russia. Kaftan and full dress of a colonel in the Preobrazhensky Guards regiment. Early 18th century.

Stomacher, ca. 1725

Textile piece | Italian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Bodice and skirt ca. 1765 From the Kent State University Museum

Fripperies and Fobs

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Detail of Court Gown of Ivory Silk and Gold embroidery, 18th century

October | 2011 | The Pragmatic Costumer

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Colonial Williamsburg collection

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Petticoat Mantua (Britain) ca. 1735 - 1740 Brocaded silk, hand-sewn with spun silk and spun threads, lined with linen, brown paper lining for cuffs, brass, canvas and pleated silk

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