Also on these boards
Circa 1795 Directoire dress, Fortuné, mounted on yellow under dress via Barreto/Lancaster Collection.
c. 1818, Dress, British. MET, 1985.27.2. Silk embroidered and embellished net over contrasting silk satin underskirt.
Dress, ca. 1810, French (probably), silk - in the Metropolitan Museum of Art [Click through for great close-up photos of the embroidery.]
Dress ca. 1820, British. (Probably brown silk velvet with silk shot trim.) - in the Metropolitan Museum of Art costume collections.