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Persuasion: Fashion in the Age of Jane Austen. Melbourne Exhibit, 2009

(Image right) ENGLAND Dress (Open robe and petticoat) silk tafetta brocade, linen lining, cotton bobbin lace (a) cm (centre back);

Dress, Date: ca. 1820 Culture: American Medium: silk Moving steadily forward into the look of the 30s.

1820 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 50 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1984 Accession Number:

Kate's hat - I'm not sure that I like the bonnet look - it's too modest for Kate (maybe even at the end of the play) Bonnets 1811 costume parisien

Trimming Regency Bonnets Links to other interesting historical dress items I swear by my pretty bonnet I will end you

Dress (German) ca. 1790-94 silk

Dress Date: Culture: probably German Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Herbert Schwartz, 1945 Accession Number: b

1785-1795, America - Robe à l'Anglaise - Cotton, baleen

MET Robe à l'Anglaise Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton, baleen Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, A.

The Charleston Museum

Open-front sack-back gown or Robe à la Française, c. with elaborate fly fringe ornamentation and matching petticoat. It was worn over side hoop panniers for a fashionable silhouette.

Robe à la Française, (rear view) 1770–90, French (probably), silk, (c) Metropolitan Museum of Art

French Silk Plaid fabric Sack Back Dress (Robe à la Française) Date: