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Emile Pingat design, 1878 Cream silk brocade, lace, gold and yellow satin - sleeve detail

Dress, 1880, silk and lace, with a beautifully textured underskirt. An American-made dress for a 50th wedding anniversary. The style evokes 18th century and would have been appreciated for its beautiful embroidery and lace trim.

Breeches Date: ca. 1790 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Purchase, Iren... Accession Number: 1970.281.5

Silk and linen evening dress (back) by Herbert Luey, American, ca. 1890.

From Hallie Larkin's At the Sign of the Golden Scissor blog: 1770s/80s styling of the closed front gown. 1740s fabric.

Man's green silk jacquard banyan (dressing gown), British, ca. 1740.

Back view, robe à l'Anglaise, Great Britain, 1740-1760. Red-rust coloured silk with floral sprays.

18th century clothes | 18th Century Fashion / Great Britain. с. 1740

Robe à l'Anglaise (rear view), 1740–60, British, silk. The wide skirts, which were often open at the front to expose a highly decorated underskirt ( not shown), were supported by panniers created from padding and hoops of different materials such as cane, baleen or metal. (c) Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress (Robe à la Polonaise) Date: ca. 1775 Culture: British Medium: silk, cotton

Front view Sacque gown a la Piedmontese, ca. 1780, Italy (?), plain cream ribbed silk, metallic and silk embroidery. Metallic lace borders all the embroidery elements.