sleeveless spencers and over-bodices

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A collection of sleeveless and short-sleeved over-bodices from the Regency period.

Jennifer Thompson
Note the very narrow bodice/dress back. Waists were very short, Empire style, in the Regency era. Regency Dress, Regency Era, French Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Fashion Goth, Steampunk Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Ladies Fashion, Vintage Clothing

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Bodice Date: ca. 1800 Culture: American Medium: [no medium available] Dimensions: Length: 26 in. cm) Credit Line: Bequest of Maria P. Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Women's Clothing, Regency Dress, Regency Era, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Period Outfit, Period Costumes

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Skirt, bodice/jacket, and chemisette, c. 1800s Fashion, 19th Century Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Regency Dress, Regency Era, Jane Austen, Vintage Dresses

Vente aux enchères Ensemble réunissant une jupe, un caraco et une…

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Milliner, published 7 July New York Public Library. Regency Dress, Regency Era, Georgian Era, Edwardian Era, Jane Austen, Diana, New York Public Library, Women In History, Textiles

Milliner.

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Rare Regency Fashion engraving by Madame Lanchester “Le Miror de la Mode” c. 1800s Fashion, 19th Century Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Fashion In, 18th Century, Dress Fashion, Jane Austen, Regency Dress, Regency Era

Detail of Full Dress, 1803 from La Miroir de la Mode. This dress has a matching turban trimmed with a spray of short feathers.

Turban love and how to wear a sari, Regency style. A lovely sleeveless spencer. London and Paris Fashions, December 1799 (but appearing in the number) Image Bunka Gakuen Library. Regency Dress, Regency Era, Turbans, 1800s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, How To Wear A Sari, 18th Century Costume, European American, Empire Style

1790s Convertible Spencer: More Research on How "Bodies" Were Worn

London and Paris Fashions, May 1799 The sleeveless sort of spencer thingie was known, as mentioned in previous posts, by such names as the "body" and the "corset", and "sleeveless spencer". I start to see it popping up in 1796 and by the end of the decade it's pretty common in fashion plates. In looking for documentation to go along with the sample Metropolitan spencer, I'd been all over Gallery of Fashion, hoping to find information on what sorts of garments were worn beneath, in words, not…

Bodice (sleeveless spencer), silk, ca. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Regency Dress, Regency Era, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Steampunk Fashion, Gothic Fashion, Women's Fashion

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Full Dress For Assemblies In The Persian Stite, New York Public Library Regency Dress, Regency Era, Jane Austen, 1800s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Georgian Era, Empire Style, Fashion Painting, New York Public Library

Full Dress For Assemblies In The Persian Stite.

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I like this, the mother in the older style and the daughter much more modern. Baron Francois-Pascal-Simon Gerard, Comtesse de Morel-Vinde and her Daughter (or The Music Lesson) 1799 Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Jane Austen, Gabrielle D'estrées, Agnes Sorel, Charles X, Portrait, Regency Era, Auguste Rodin, Empire Style, Music Lessons

Francois-Pascal-Simon Gerard, Comtesse de Morel-Vinde and her Daughter, 1799