EMBROIDERED NEOCLASSICAL COTTON GOWN, 1799 - 1810. Muslin (probably Bengali) having allover sprigged Broderie Anglaise, short sleeve with three pairs of inside ties to adjust a double puff, ruffled edge, back tie at neckline and high waist, ruched band above slightly trained hem with scalloped sawtooth border, cotton bodice lining. Whitaker Auctions
Layers of a Regency Dress (early 1800's) by TzarinaRegina "1) the model, 2) stalkings and pantalettes (these would often just be two pant legs tied together at the top), 3) a shift, 4) the stay (this was like the corset version of a modern bra, mostly meant to lift the bust), 5) a bodiced petticoat (often with a decorative hem, just in case it showed), 6) the dress, often worn with white gloves at formal occasions."
Layers of a Regency Dress (early 1800's) by TzarinaRegina on DeviantArt
Vintage Textile: Directoire-period cotton gauze dress, c.1800 The dress features a bib front bodice held in place with a pin on each side. (The pins in the pictures are not original to the period). The bodice and cuffs are embellished with handmade bobbin lace that has a drochel ground.