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Coat | Marshall & Snelgrove Ltd | V&A Search the Collections
Marshall and Snelgrove Ltd (1895-1900) Purple velvet coat with Medieval-style collar. Entirely covered with dramatic sprays of an English wildflower called Sweet Cicely that are hand-embroidered in yellow and green silk, with petals of white felt.
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1940s vintage beachwear pattern featuring a bikini top bathing suit and sarong skirt. Gathered bra knotted at center front and joined to halter band. Fitted shorts button on hip; shadow panel of lining fabric. wrapped skirt tied at left side. Bust 32 Waist 26 Hips 35 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ You will
Robe à la Française | French | The Met
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Vanity Fair: A Treasure Trove from the Costume Institute," December 15, 1977–September 3, 1978.The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Eighteenth-Century Woman," January 1, 1981–January 2, 1982
1781, The Sailor's Pleasure (detail) at The British Museum Wm Booth Draper | Print Polonaise, dotted fichu/wrap, check apron, quilted petticoat, black silk hat, cap tied under chine
Dress | French | The Met
This is an example of one form of dress which became acceptable in the later part of the 18th century. The bodice is more like a jacket, known as a caraco. The informal sensibility about it is relative to the open robes and exposed petticoats of the period
Day dress of piña cloth
Dress, American, 1868-1870. Piña cloth; magenta with fine white line check; white tulle ruching around neck and sleeve edges. Sleeves and skirt trimmed with bands of puffed piña bound with magenta silk cloth; magenta silk lining; separate magenta silk underskirt with pocket in right front seam.
Sack | V&A Search the Collections
Sack, 1735-1760 (painting) 1760s (sewing). Sack and petticoat made in Great Britain, 1760s, of Chinese export painted silk satin, 1735-60 . Museum Number T.115&A-1953.