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18th Century Clothing

18th c silk striped apron with metallic trim

Chemisette. Batiste of linen. America or England, 1810-20.

1750-1800 Cap - Made from white lawn with an inner brim of heavier cotton. There is no lining. It is hand sewn to a high quality. There is a cotton tape drawstring tying round the neck and evidence of a line of stitching alond the middle of the inside - possibly a gathering thread. There is '73' stitched in red cotton inside back neck. (female)

Mid-18th Century Fichu

18th century fabrics

Child's cap from Threads of Feeling exhibit

short gown 18th century - Google Search

Jacket -coral pink silk jacket with metal thread. Fitted bodice with wide scooped neckline and centre front opening. The centre front panels and two back panels taper to the waist. It has a short basque of 7 variously shaped tabs. Sleeves set in three quarter length and curved at elbow opening at cuff. Lining of two weights of linen. Fastened with 10 hooks and eyes centre front. There are buttonholes on the left side of the bodice. The fabric has been used in another garment.

Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Richard Blakey

Pair of women's mitts, Probably English, exported to America, late 18th century. MFA, 99.664.18a-b. Frame-knitted silk lined with silk satin and trimmed with silk cord. Knitted black mitts with vertical openwork bands; black cord trim at finger and thumb openings, fringe at arm opening; flap lined with black silk satin.

Pocher Historik: Användning: 1750 - 1790 (uppskattning)

Massive fur muff with an 18th century cape via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress Date: 1750–75 Culture: French Medium: cotton Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Lee Simonson, 1939 Accession Number: C.I.39.13.185a–d This artwork is not on display

Woman's apron, semi-sheer white linen 1780-1800 Origin: America, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia OL: 42 1/4" OW at hem: 58 1/4" Side Length: 42" Center Front Length: 37 1/2" Hem Depth: 12 cm (approx. 1/2") Gathered to 17" at waistband Waistband: 5/16" wide and 66 1/2" long Linen, plain-woven Gift of Titi Halle. Acc. No. 2004-17, Colonial Williamsburg

Cap and Apron. Pehr Hilleström 1733-1816 TitleSvenska: En piga höser såppa utur en kiettel - i en skål Mediumoil on canvas - this one, too, has surprisingly rich shoes and petticoat

Domestick Employment, Knitting; A young woman sitting directed to left, looking up towards the viewer, knitting with a ball of wool in her lap, wearing a voluminous dark gown with white fichu and cuffs, and a frilled cap; after Mercier. Mezzotint Inscriptions Inscription Content: Lettered below the image with the title and 'Philip Mercier Pinx.t // Printed for Rob.t Sayer, at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street, London.' c1760s; British Museum 2010,7081.972

The Tenant's Daughter. Haines and Son, London. 1798

window-pane checked apron, floral fichu, cap with sheer pleated brim, ribbon neckband, long sleeves on jacket with matching petticoat: "A Serving Girl Knitting" Attributed to André Bouys (French, Eoube 1656–1740 Paris) Met 17.120.211

Departure from a French Inn, Grimm 1775. Stripped shortgown/bedgown.

London Cries: A Fishmonger by Paul Sandby 1759 Note: The short cape with hood down, black (felt) hat robing front gown with apron, sleeved waistcoat, Child's shortgown worn over a gown. The shortgown looks like it is crossing over the cf of the body and fastening on the side.

Quilted linen shortgown, ca 1750. KM 2463 :: kofta Vit, matelasserad i blommor, blad och långa slingrande stjälkar. Halvlång ärm, vilken går i ett stycke med rygg och framstycke, s.k. kimono-modell. Brunfläckig (nov. 1994).

Shortgown, ca. 1800; Snowshill Wade Collection, UKNT 1348749

Childs cap - White lawn mob cap. Full half crown attached to band, pointed at sides and trimmed with frill of muslin and Valenciennes lace. These were invariably worn with the kissing strings tied underneath the chin and ribbon trimmed - there are pin marks either side where the ribbon was pinned. Fits child 2-4. 1730 - 1750 (circa)