ca. 1800 Smocks used to protect one's clothing while undertaking messy household chores rarely survive from early America. This rare example of a woman's everyday work clothes is made of the blue and white checked cloth that was also commonly used for women's aprons and men's shirts. The several stains and patches suggest the hard use such garments saw;

ca. 1800 Smocks used to protect one's clothing while undertaking messy household chores rarely survive from early America. This rare example of a woman's everyday work clothes is made of the blue and white checked cloth that was also commonly used for women's aprons and men's shirts. The several stains and patches suggest the hard use such garments saw;

I think you need one of these outfits ;) Burgundy Regency Coat over your shoulders and cut a gallant figure at your next festive event. Designed in the cut-away style found in early 19th century fashion, this men’s coat is ideal with our Fall Front Trousers for a true period look.

Old Sovereign Regency Tailcoat - Burgundy

I think you need one of these outfits ;) Burgundy Regency Coat over your shoulders and cut a gallant figure at your next festive event. Designed in the cut-away style found in early 19th century fashion, this men’s coat is ideal with our Fall Front Trousers for a true period look.

Dress with Apron: ca. early 1800's, dress of glossy wool, apron of mull with woven flowers.

Dress with Apron: ca. early 1800's, dress of glossy wool, apron of mull with woven flowers.

Antique French cheese makers smock, dating to the early 20thc. In the darkest blue/black vegetal dye indigo, with a sheen. Hand gathered yoke into collar, partial button down front, with side slits to access under clothing, long sleeves with button cuffs. Wonderful traditional construction notice the small hand sewn gusset eased into shoulders near collar. In excellent antique condition with minor age

Antique French cheese makers smock, dating to the early 20thc. In the darkest blue/black vegetal dye indigo, with a sheen. Hand gathered yoke into collar, partial button down front, with side slits to access under clothing, long sleeves with button cuffs. Wonderful traditional construction notice the small hand sewn gusset eased into shoulders near collar. In excellent antique condition with minor age

Detail buttons, waistcoat, probably England, Plain weave bleached white linen, quilted to shape with intricately corded designs, "French closure" with wire and thread-work buttons, linen lining.

Detail buttons, waistcoat, probably England, Plain weave bleached white linen, quilted to shape with intricately corded designs, "French closure" with wire and thread-work buttons, linen lining.

Roller Printed 1820's two piece in a red in alternating small blue and green squares  .... the skirt with gathered front sides and all the back, an indigo check waistband, two brass hooks to the front sides and five brass eyes to the back, two side slits lined with green linen tape....  http://www.meg-andrews.com/item-details/Dutch-Printed/7533

Roller Printed 1820's two piece in a red in alternating small blue and green squares .... the skirt with gathered front sides and all the back, an indigo check waistband, two brass hooks to the front sides and five brass eyes to the back, two side slits lined with green linen tape.... http://www.meg-andrews.com/item-details/Dutch-Printed/7533

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