Ladies “Macaroni” jacket and embroidered skirt. Late 18th century. French. Silk.

Ladies “Macaroni” jacket and embroidered skirt. Late 18th century. French. Silk.

Rear view of Robe à la Polonaise, 1774–93, French, silk. See closer detail at 18th Century Fashion A Closer Look: http://pinterest.com/pin/278589926920863434/

Rear view of Robe à la Polonaise, 1774–93, French, silk. See closer detail at 18th Century Fashion A Closer Look: http://pinterest.com/pin/278589926920863434/

Early 1900's combination petticoat with tucks and lace. Abiti Antichi.

Early 1900's combination petticoat with tucks and lace. Abiti Antichi.

Owner:  National Museum of Australia  Owner registration number:  2005.0005.0141  Date range:  1810 - 1813  Place of origin:  Devonshire England, Sydney and Goulburn, Devonshire/New South Wales, England/Australia  Gender:  Female

Owner: National Museum of Australia Owner registration number: 2005.0005.0141 Date range: 1810 - 1813 Place of origin: Devonshire England, Sydney and Goulburn, Devonshire/New South Wales, England/Australia Gender: Female

Dress (British) ca. 1820

Dress (British) ca. 1820

Artistic dress had its roots in mid-Victorian England, where Pre-Raphaelite artists, with their love of things medieval, and disdain of industrialized society, revived a version of the loose fitting, relatively plain gowns of that time. Its successor, Aesthetic dress, drew from the same design, but not philosophical, resources. In 1884, Liberty & Co. hired Edward William Godwin, an architect and proponent of Aesthetic dress and dress reform, to head their new costume department. This tea…

Artistic dress had its roots in mid-Victorian England, where Pre-Raphaelite artists, with their love of things medieval, and disdain of industrialized society, revived a version of the loose fitting, relatively plain gowns of that time. Its successor, Aesthetic dress, drew from the same design, but not philosophical, resources. In 1884, Liberty & Co. hired Edward William Godwin, an architect and proponent of Aesthetic dress and dress reform, to head their new costume department. This tea…

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Visiting Dress, 1870/1873

Visiting Dress, 1870/1873

Dress Date: 1804–14 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 46 in. (116.8 cm) Length at CF: 46 in. (116.8 cm) Width at Bo...

Dress Date: 1804–14 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 46 in. (116.8 cm) Length at CF: 46 in. (116.8 cm) Width at Bo...

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