Banyan 1780-1820 The Victoria & Albert Museum

Nightgown Place of origin: UK (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Quilted silk satin, hand-sewn

omgthatdress:  “ Ensemble  1820s  The Victoria & Albert Museum  ”

FCBTC / British - The cut-away coat remained formal daywear for men until the This example has long tight sleeves, puffed at the shoulder, a style typical of the period The roll collar has an M-shape notch, introduced about and a waist seam.

French Suit, 1765 - Fashioning Fashion - LACMA From the exhibition "Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. On view from October 2, 2010 - March 6, 2011.

French Suit, 1765 - Fashioning Fashion - LACMA From the exhibition "Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. On view from October 2010 - March

1790 Riding Coat and Waistcoat at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

[Previous pinner quoted] 1790 British Woman's Riding Coat and Waistcoat at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London - "Or, at least, I think this is a woman's coat. It wasn't labelled as such, but looking at the proportions.

What the men would have wore then

The eighteenth century monied male was often a peacock, eager to display his taste and wealth, and fond of lavishly decorated or patterned fabrics, and bright striking colours. The usual outfit remained the three piece suit of coat, waistcoat and breeches

Pre-Raphaelite meets Aesthetique movement ~ Armchair designed by Lawrence Alma-Tadema and made by Johnstone, Norman & Co. (London 1884-6)  This awesome chair is made of mahogany, has cedar & ebony veneer, inlays of several woods, ivory and abalone shell.  It was designed for a 'Greek parlour' and belonged to Henry Gourdon Marquand, the second director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Lawrence Alma-Tadema - Armchair Armchair Lawrence Alma-Tadema Made by Johnstone, Norman & Co. London Mahogany, with cedar and ebony veneer, inlay of several woods, ivory and abalone shell Museum Art for Art's Sake

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