18th Century Gentleman. Not the Regency era, to be sure, but an interesting illustration nevertheless.

Eighteenth Century men’s wig: Men who could afford it bought wigs. Full-bottomed wigs were preferred up until where the French toupee or English foretop became popular afterwards. They were made by human hair and were powdered for formal dress.

Delicious General Tso's Tofu Recipe

General Tso's Tofu will have you forgetting about the meat and devouring dinner! This is the BEST vegetarian version of the famous General Tso's dish.

Buckskin breeches and a claw-hammer coat...men's clothes have never looked better, and probably never will.

Frock coat & breeches c. 1815 Wool broadcloth (coat) and buckskin (breeches) Kyoto Costume Institute

Neckcloths adopted many bizarre forms with equally amusing names.

A Shirt Tale

By 1790 the stylish neckcloth increased in such volume as to wholly engulf the shirt collar and encroach on the wearer’s chin. Neckcloths adopted many bizarre forms with equally amusing names.

Detail of the back. Spencer. Wool and silk fabric, ivory silk cord decoration, linen. France 1814-15. This spencer has the tailoring characteristics that mark the years 1814-1815 in France: very high waistline , wide shoulders and important collar.

Detail of the back: Spencer. Wool and silk fabric, ivory silk cord decoration, linen. France This spencer has the tailoring characteristics that mark the years in France: very high waistline , wide shoulders and important collar.

ca. 1805 sleeve detail Ball gown | V Search the Collections

Ball gown

Ball Gown, sleeve detail, silk satin and silk net with spangles and bobbin lace, c. Britain, The Victoria & Albert Museum.

c. 1999 repro 1810 Deep Navy Cashmere Wool Felt Empire Trained Equestrian Riding Gown and Jacket (Riding Habit) from Jane Austen's Mansfield Park 1999 film

1999 repro 1810 Deep Navy Cashmere Wool Felt Empire Trained Equestrian Riding Gown and Jacket (Riding Habit) from Jane Austen's Mansfield Park 1999 film Más

Items Which May Have Been Found on a Georgian Lady’s Dressing Table         These items are nearly all in the collection of Nº 1 Royal Crescent Museum in Bath.  A fan depicting a map of Bath, a pair of rare Bilston Enamel Candlesticks c1780, silver tweezers and silver spectacles c1770 in red leather cases. A tiny glass patch dish circa 1750 would have held patches for ladies’ faces, worn to cover blemishes from small pox and skin complaints.

tems Which May Have Been Found on a Georgian Lady’s Dressing Table. These items are nearly all in the collection of Nº 1 Royal Crescent Museum in Bath. A fan depicting a map of Bath, a pair of rare Bilsto

Bergère straw hat decorated in colored straw flowers, dates to the 1760s.

Round, flat straw hat embroidered with straw-work flowers. Round, flat straw hat with shallow crown. Embroidered with straw-work flowers on crown and around brim, a wreath of straw flowers around crown. Straw, plaited and dyed.

Colonel Thomas Pinckney, Jr.  Painted by Edward Greene Malbone  1801  watercolor on ivory  Gibbes Museum

Thomas Pinckney II, son of General Thomas Pinckney, and grandson of Col. He was married to Elizabeth Izard (see her portrait). Painted by Edward Greene Malbone 1801 watercolor on ivory. Gibbes Museum, Charleston, S.

Court Presentation Ensemble, 1834, British, wool, silk, leather, metal

Court presentation ensemble Date: 1834 Culture: British (probably) Medium: wool, silk, leather, metal Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 40 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 32 in.

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