Evening dress National Trust Inventory Number 1363292 Category Costume Date 1818 - 1820 Materials Book muslin, Metal, Satin, Silk wool mix Measurements Place of origin Collection Killerton, Devon (Accredited Museum)
Evening dress, Liberty of London, 1910. Silk with glass beads.
Jane Austen would have worn this style dress. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, whitework became the favored embellishment for fashionable Grecian-style gowns, the latest fashion, with low necks and high waists.