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Museum at FIT, item #P88.28.1    c1830 green silk satin afternoon dress. English. The deeply saturated color of the dress represents a tendency towards the use of darker, more vivid hues. Traditionally symbolizing nature, the color green, with its connotations of luck in Ireland and sanctity in the Islamic religion, is reflective of the “exoticism” that was popular during the Romantic periods.

Museum at FIT, item #P88.28.1 c1830 green silk satin afternoon dress. English. The deeply saturated color of the dress represents a tendency towards the use of darker, more vivid hues. Traditionally symbolizing nature, the color green, with its connotations of luck in Ireland and sanctity in the Islamic religion, is reflective of the “exoticism” that was popular during the Romantic periods.

Circa 1830 evening dress via The Museum at FIT, I wasn't sure if this was Victorian or Regency, because my sources say the Victorian Era started in 1935..

Circa 1830 evening dress via The Museum at FIT, I wasn't sure if this was Victorian or Regency, because my sources say the Victorian Era started in 1935..

Dress. About 1836-1840. Gift of Annetta Eddy Brigham. 2001.49.9. Connecticut Historical Society

Underneath It All

Dress. About 1836-1840. Gift of Annetta Eddy Brigham. 2001.49.9. Connecticut Historical Society

Printed cotton morning dress, British, 1837-1840. Those 1800's Brits looked so much better than I do in the mornings!

Printed cotton morning dress, British, 1837-1840. Those 1800's Brits looked so much better than I do in the mornings!

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