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Dress (image 3) | French | 1750 | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.43.90.51a, b

1750 Culture: French Medium: silk Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1943 *change the colour and I would love it *

Robe à la francaise, England (Spitalfield's) remodeled Ivory ground silk taffeta woven with a narrow self weave stripe, with gently curving flower and leaf meanders, trimmed with tufted silks and corded wire loops.

"Round" gown of pre-revolutionary colonial New England circa 1760 -1780

copperplate printed linen in a floral pattern. Shown with fichu and engageantes. Worn by Deborah Sampson (Gannett), possibly as her wedding dress. (Dress with blue floral pattern on cream ground.

This matching bodice and skirt dates to around 1765. The textile is a magnificent brocaded silk. The close-up photographs give a sense of the texture of the ribbed silk and the brocaded floral patterns. The stomacher with the peach bows is a reproduction, which the Museum Director Jean Druesedow created from silk which she carefully dyed to match and ribbons. 3/4 view - right side 2 Kent State University Costume Museum

ephemeral-elegance: “ Brocaded Ribbed Silk Bodice and Petticoat, ca.

Ulrica Cronstedts brudklänning från 1774, då hon gifte sig med Otto Johan Löwen på Fullerö i Västmanland.

❤ Swedish Probably a wedding gown. The dress is made up of silk with silver embroidery, width at the bottom 300 cm, length 460 mm.

gown from the 1790s

1795 Dress of plain-weave linen (linen!) with a beautiful printed floral pattern, worn over a petticoat of white muslin.

c. 1785-95    Artist/maker unknown, American or English. Fabric Woven in Spitalfields, London, England.    Light blue taffeta with ivory weft floats, ivory silk satin, ivory silk plain weave ribbon  Center back length: 60 inches (152.4 cm) Waist: 27/28 inches (68.6/71.1 cm) PMA 1955-78-2

Woman's Dress (Open Robe) Light blue taffeta with ivory weft floats, ivory silk satin, ivory silk plain weave ribbon. Woven in Spitalfields, London, England. Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object

Rococo Period Dress (Robe à la Française)  Date: ca. 1750   Culture: European   Medium: (a) silk, metallic thread (b) silk, cotton (c) silk (d,e) metallic thread   Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1981

Despite their apparently rigid construction, century bodices were actually fairly malleable when it came to accommodating pregnancy. The use of stomachers left the front of the bodice open allowing pregnant women to either use larger stomachers.

18th century clothing in america | late 18th century Indian chintz jacket and ... | 18th century extan ...

Indian chintz jacket and shawl, paired with a European skirt in glazed printed cotton. Via Fashion Museum Province of Antwerp. Photo by Hugo Maertens, Bruges.