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Historical Apparel 1700s

Eighteenth Century period clothing and accessories.

Historical Apparel 1700s

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Pink silk polonaise, Duran Textiles

Distinctive livery was a feature of male servant's dress in aristocratic households for two centuires from the Restoration of Charles ll in 1660. This livery outift with its bold yellow colouring for the breeches and waistcoat, dates from the middle of the nineteenth century and still shows features of eighteenth century dress including the style of the coat, and the breeches.

Manchester City Galleries - Clothes for Work

Eighteenth Century Petticoat tutorial - easy!

An Easy, Authentic Eighteenth Century Petticoat

Pierrot Jacket, reminiscent of historic Williamsburg, by American Duchess

That Big Georgian Bum, c. 1780 - Sarah Woodyard in a costume re-created from "A Morning Ramble" cartoon

3 Simple Secrets for Beginners Sewing Historical period dresses | Your Wardrobe Unlock'd -how to Bustle a dress

Winter - 1762 LWL Lewis Walpole Library 762.10.01.01+ Notice the seams in her gown, her cap and the fur lined jacket her father is wearing

1790's Riding habit jacket, VA Museum, London

Low Italian heels pointed tow slippers, France, late 1780s-1790s (?), decorated with embroidery and a green silk plisse on the vamp. Sharp toe, italian heel, leather and flax lining.

Lace detail on Imatex polonaise jacket 1770s

A riding habit consisted of a petticoat, jacket, and waistcoat, or waistcoat fronts attached to the jacket. The jacket followed the lines of men's coats until the 1780s, except that it had a waist seam and bust darts. Habits were suitable for traveling and fashionable undress. #ColonialWilliamsburg #women #fashion #history #clothing #dress

Shoes with pattens, 1690–1710. Leather, silk and linen.Collection of Shelburne Museum

Linen Trousers, European, circal 1793

Trousers | European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Black Pompadour French Court Shoes circa 1680-1740 - reproduced by American Duchess

The Maid's Cap Detail of 1775 painting by Pehr Hilleström

Clocked Silk Stockings - 18th century historically inspired and made by American Duchess - gorgeous

Boots Date: 1780–95 Culture: European Medium: leather

Boots | European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Officer should wear jackboots with squared toes of spur leather and metal spurs with star rowels. These boots should be buckle tops (Cassin - Scott 56). - The riding boots pictured to the left are not just fashionable but practical as well.

BLUE SILK BROCADE BODICE, 1750-1770. French blue faille ground, patterns of ivory lace & garden flowers in red & plum shades, V at CF & CB, attached peplum w/ pleats at back sides, fitted elbow L sleeves w/ deep cuffs, homespun linen bodice lining, ice blue silk facing & peplum lining,


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Plaza Theater Company's The Scarlet Pimpernel / photo by Ginny Rodgers - winner 2011 Column Awards Best Costume Design

Scene from Plaza Theater Company's The Scarlet Pimpernel / photo by Ginny Rodgers - winner of 2011 Column Award Best Costume Design

Pair of man's thigh or riding boots Possibly European, 1700–60

Early 1700s Black Damask shoe with black silk ribbon tie, V museum.

Indeed, what Could Be Prettier? A Sprigged Gown with glorious cartridge pleating