Dress ca. 1805-10

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Woman's Dress Made in England, Europe c. Ivory silk plain weave with multicolored silk embroidery in padded satin, buttonhole, and whipped running stitches and French knots

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Napoleon Empire Gown Iove this style of dress loose, high-waisted "Grecian"-style

Philadelphia Museum of Art 1805-1810- Collections Object : Woman's Dress

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Woman's Dress Made in England, Europe c. Ivory silk plain weave with multicolored silk embroidery in padded satin, buttonhole, and whipped running stitches and French knots

spencer

The Spontaneous Spencer

Always wondered what a "spencer" was! Spencer jacket sewn entirely by hand, by The Modern Mantua Maker

Eighteenth century coral set with coral hair comb

Eighteenth century coral set with coral hair comb. Resembles her necessary one drop, as a decorative ensemble of days past in a row

Spencer jacket in silk, c. 1810. "Beautiful stand-up collar, short sleeves. Passament embroidery / ornamental trimmings in front and back. 23 hand made decoration-buttons." (found via Kath)

Previous note: Spencer jacket in silk, c. "Beautiful stand-up collar, short sleeves. Passament embroidery / ornamental trimmings in front and back. 23 hand made decoration-buttons." (found via Kath)

Evening overdress Date: 1797–99 Culture: British Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 71 in. (180.3 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Designated Purchase Fund, 1983 Accession Number: 2009.300.2198a, b

Evening overdress Culture: British Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 71 in. Accession Number: b For front and back, see other pins.

Regency Womens Shawl 1817

Shawl, woven silk and wool. Separate sewn on long border, silk fringe, made in either Norwich or Edinburgh.

Jane Austen’s handwriting: a list of her novels Mansfield Park, Persuasion, and Emma, and the dates when she started and finished them.

english-idylls: “Jane Austen’s handwriting: a list of her novels Mansfield Park, Persuasion, and Emma, and the dates when she started and finished them.

Elinor 1808-10. Tunic of wool and silk 1808-10. Fichu of muslin 1795. Bonnet 1810-1815. Napoleon and the empire of fashion

Note the fashionable French way of wearing the draped shawl as commented on by Catherine Wilmot in her continental tour of Tunic of wool and silk Fichu of muslin Bonnet Napoleon and the empire of fashion. [Thanks to Regency Era Mood Board for pin.

Walking Dress.--A spencer of blue silk, with facings, collar, wings, and cuffs of plush to match. --A bonnet composed of silk and velvet, to agree in color with the spencer.--Feather, the same. 1812 ladies magazine

1812 Spencer over Walking Dress Blue silk, facings, collar, wings, and cuffs of plush to match Ladies magazine locutus.

Archery Regency

Women's archery has begun. Archers, engraved by J. Wright and Conrad Ziegler, 1799 (aquatint) by Adam Buck / Yale Center for British Art

ca. 1797 This pair of protective overshoes, or toe-pieces, has a design of cut and punched leather. The effect is reminiscent of the slashed leather styles that were favoured in the 1530s and 1540s. The spring loop at the back would fit tightly over the small 'Italian' heel to hold the shoes in place. Victoria & Albert Museum.

Pair of overshoes

1797 Pair of overshoes or toe-pieces. Place of origin: Great Britain, United Kingdom (made) Date: ca. 1797 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Leather, with slashed design

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