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Evening dress with matching Spencer jacket. Blue woven silk with silver floral trellis design. Full length with short sleeves, tassel decoration at bust. Closes with a cross over bodice and bib front skirt. . Museum Number T.220-1957.
Here we have some beautiful examples of day's worth of dress for March 1812. A walking and evening gown for the same month. Taken from the Lady's Magazine and described as follows: Walking Dress. A spencer of blue silk, with facings, collar, wings, and cuffs of plush to match. --A bonnet composed of silk and velvet, to agree in color with the spencer.--Feather, the same. Evening Dress An evening dress f pink silk, either flowered or plain, trimmed with crape of the same color, and ornamented…
Maternity gown, circa 1800, worn by Duchess Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of Frederick William III, King of Prussia, during one of her many pregnancies | Grand Ladies
Regency 1800s #historical #costume
Regency evening gowns: delicious detail at bosom and ankle - Liberta Books
Detail on Regency evening gowns adorned neckline and hem so that male eyes would be drawn to a lady's bosom and her naughty ankle. Did it work?
Inside view, long hooded cape, France, 1785-1800. Blue block printed cotton chintz with a design of exotic flower garlands, lined with cream cotton, printed with a design of lue flowers and floral motifs.
Regency Reader Questions: Glove Etiquette Part Two
This is part two on my series to answer a lot of amazing questions from a reader about gloves and glove etiquette. Here is a link to part one. She has quoted some sources, which I have bolded and …