Christiana von Roit

Christiana von Roit

Christiana von Roit
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Dress, c. 1780, British.

Vintage Fashion: [{Dress} DATE: ca. 1780 CULTURE: British MEDIUM: silk CREDIT: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Anonymous Gift, This would be a good inspiration to create a simple version of this for costumes.

Princess Caroline Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt, Liotard,1745, (1723-1783), Margravine of Baden, a dilettante artist, scientist, collector.Learned, spoke 5 languages, corresponded w/Voltaire and made Karlsruhe a cultural center. Member of the court orchestra, painted in water colours and had a laboratory set up in the Karlsruhe palace. Her collections the foundation of the Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe and the Karlsruhe museum of natural science.

Caroline Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt, Margravine of Baden, Jean-Étienne Liotard Dilettante artist, scientist, collector.

Bonnets 1808 Costume parisien

I'm rapidly running out of ways to create curly bangs, my last remaining paper wigs are going to be very boring indeed.

1783. Detail of "College Breakfast." Engraving by Robert Laurie based on a painting by John Nixon.

Handkerchief with spots - Detail of "College Breakfast." Engraving by Robert Laurie based on a painting by John Nixon.