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    Imatex Late 18th?

    Imatex - red velvet jacket, bound in blue. This is a must-someday-make jacket

    Bodice 18th c European

    Imatex - no date (my guess- 1780s.)

    Stomacher, German, late 18th c.

    Earrings late 18th century French

    silk metallic stockings late 18th century French

    Skirt, late 18th c., French, linen

    Linen Corset - American - late 18th century

    Stomacher Detail, German, late 18th c. The Met

    Gold and enamel "macaroni" chatelaine, London, late 18th century

    "Traveling suit worn by Louise Whitfield on April 22, 1887 during the evening of her quiet wedding to Mr. Andrew Carnegie of New York while aboard the steamship Fulda on her way to European honeymoon. Designed for her travels, this practical ensemble consists of skirt w 2 bodices, extra set of cuffs, collar and front gold embroidered pastron insert of red silk velvet for more formal occasions." Karen Bitterman Museum of Art Costume Institute at The Met.

    Sew a chemise similar to that of the 18th c.

    Beachwear, French, late 1860's-early 1870's. Met. Click for more pictures, including top.

    Colonial Williamsburg late 18th century


    Dress 1905–7

    Blue silk quilted petticoat.


    Orientalist voided velvet dress with metallic lace and tassel, Bellasoiree 20's

    Rare to see such a funny expression in a picture from the 1800's. Cute