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18th Cent Misc


18th Cent Misc

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18th century gown pattern (not a true polonaise)

patchwork jacket, 1770-1790, Nordiska museet, Sweden. 1700-talskofta av siden sydd av en mängd olika klänningstyger av siden skurna i trekanter och sammansydd i lappteknik, s.k. skarvsöm. Där tygerna inte räckt till samma trekantsform har man sytt ihop flera små bitar till en trekant. Tygerna är en provkarta på vanliga färger och tyger från 1700-talets mitt och framåt.

Robe à la Française, detail - 1760-70, French - the MET [Nice view showing the plain fabric of the top/back of the petticoat, hidden under the gown, as well as the drawstrings for arranging over side hoops and the hook and ring that closes the waistband.]

The Merry Dressmaker's instructions: En Fourreau Back - The Lazy Dressmaker's Version

Caraco ca. 1775-90 From the Musée Galliera

George Romney: Catherine (Brouncker) Adye, later Catherine Willett, 1784-1785. From the collection of The Huntington, object number 22.56 .

Jean-Louis Voille Portrait of Elisaveta Alexandrovna Demidov 1791-92

Dress; Open robe - Silk. Edge to edge opening, square neck, lappets below waist. Underarm seam. Back en fourreau with pleats facing centre back. Sleeves - 3 darts at head. Strips run round sleeve. Open robe National Trust Inventory Number 1348729 Category Costume Date 1770 Materials Glazed cotton, Linen, Silk, Wool Measurements Place of origin Collection Snowshill Wade Costume Collection, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)

Day dress, ca. 1793; MFA 51.1968

Dress (Robe à l'Anglaise) (gaulle?) - Met

The Duchess of Devonshire's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century: Museum Exhibition: Panniers, Stays and Jabots - now THAT's the back of a pierrot!

Open robe à l’anglaise1785

“Mrs. Epes Sargent (Catherine Osborne),” 1764

1750s habit jacket at the V

tutorial for 18th c. style hair - click through