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    Colonial Fashion

    1700-1780's


    Colonial Fashion

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    18th c… changeant pink silk Pierrot style caraco c. 1780 with a few scraps of brocaded silk taffeta and hand embroidered 18th c silk satin skirt

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    1770-1780 Sack back open gown of rose pink ribbed silk brocaded with scattered multicolored flower sprays and small cream flower sprigs, looped cream silk fringe trim, bodice with pendant self fabric bands to cross-over and pin under arms, center front eyelets forlacing, skirt knife pleated to bodice, interior linen waist tapes and loops for polonaise effect, homespun linen bodice and sleeve linings, hem deeply faced with soft cream China silk.

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    Polonaise about 1775-1785 in striped silk in salmon colour and decorations based on knitting applied to green silk taffeta

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    18th century corset and panniers

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    Wedding dress of Elizabeth Monroe ca. 1786 From the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library on Pinterest ”

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    SILK BROCADE ROBE a L’ANGLAISE, CANADIAN, 1750 - 1775. Ivory silk brocaded with small tone on tone flowers and larger polychrome floral clusters, semi boned bodice with square-cut neckline and elbow length sleeve, pleated cuff decorated with fancy cord and polychrome tassels, trained open skirt with cord-trimmed furbelows, matching petticoat, bodice lined in cotton and linen. | Whitaker Auctions

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    Lacing Detail showing the Metal Rings, mid-to-late 17th century

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    Skirt and Caraco,ca. 1775, Denmark, jersey, quilted silk. The skirt has a wide pattern and two pearl buttons. The lining is of white silk. The Caraco is fastened at the waist. The sleeves have ruffles. Silk Lining along the front of the jacket and in the hood. The jacket is closed at the chest with 5 hooks and eyes. (c) NATMUS DK

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    Embroidered red silk satin mitts (Not a reproduction : they really are glossy PINK ! Fabulous !)

    Pair of mitts

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    Johan Gabriel Oxenstierna (1750-1818) gave the blue court suit to Gustaf Göran Gabrielsson Oxenstierna in 1790's. Thanks, P.R.T.!

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    mid 18th century dress

    Ensemble | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    Costume based on the portrait of Eleonora di Toledo de Medici/Maria de Medici by Alessandro Allori , c. 1590/1555-57. Made by Isabelle de Borchgrave and Rita Brown (‘Papiers à La Mode’)

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    Pockets of History is a great site with pictures of and information about tie-on pockets, many of them from the 1700s

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    Green Silk Caraco, ca. 1770s

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    Detail front view, levite or round gown, The Netherlands, 1780-1800. Sky blue silk taffeta with a light blue silk sash.

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    1) model 2) stockings 3) undershirt 4) men's corset 5) breeches 6) neck ruff 7) doublet 8) jerkin 9) boot Around the time that Queen Elizabeth came into power it was popular for men to have a more slender, geometrical shape, and thus the corset. The model I used for this fashion layout is Null-Entity. null-entity.devia...

    Layers of Elizabethan Men's Fashion

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    Side view: Polonaise, Spain, 1775-1785, Salmon silk & fabric decoration with applied green silk taffeta. 5 covered cylindrical buttons at the wrist. The seams are covered by a braided cord that ends at the waist loop and tassel trimmings. Known internationally as "the polonaise", in Spain was known as "Polish". Popular during the reign of Carlos III. Spanish identity of this polonaise is in the decorative elements, such as draping shoulder pads that cover the shoulder seams. (c) Museo del Traje

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    Mitts, 4th quarter 18th century, possibly British. Leather, silk. Met, 2009.300.6196a, b

    Mitts | possibly British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    Robe a la francaise, c. 1760

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    at the Met: Man's robe, second half of 17th century; Mughal India Painted cotton with applied gold leaf

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    Spitafeilds Silk Round Gown, ca. 1785-95

    Fashion and Costume History | ephemeral-elegance: Spitafeilds Silk Round Gown,...

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    Carico and Petticoat, 1785 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    OMG that dress!

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    Woman's Cape and Petticoat, Erté France 1920| LACMA Collections

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    spätes 18. Jahrhundert (1790er?), Caraco mit besticktem (Musselin-?)Kleid, Frankreich

    18th Century Love, fripperiesandfobs: “Macaroni” jacket and...

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    Robe à la Polonaise | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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