18th Century

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Extant garments, contemporary portraits and hand sewn replications; focus is on construction, fabrication and foundations vital to the silhouette.

Woman's Robe a la Francaise LACMA M.2007.211.926a-b (1 of 9)

Wikimedia Commons image page Description Title Woman's Robe a la Française (image 1 of 9) Description : Probably The Netherlands, circa 1775 : Costumes; principal attire (entire body) : Silk plain weave (faille) with supplementary weft-float patterning, moiré finish, and silk passementerie with silk fly fringe : a) Center back robe length: 62 in. (157.48 cm); b) Center back petticoat length: 34 1/4 in. (86.995 cm) : Purchased with funds provided by Suzanne A. Saperstein and Michael and Ellen…

Nightgown

The “mantua” developed in the latter part of the 17th century (c. 1670s-80s). Here is an example from that period at the Costume Institute at the Met. The third quarter 18th century Ni…

Robe à l'Anglaise | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met Collection API is where all makers, creators, researchers, and dreamers can now connect to the most up-to-date data and images for more than 470,000 artworks in The Met collection. As part of

Robe à l'Anglaise | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met Collection API is where all makers, creators, researchers, and dreamers can now connect to the most up-to-date data and images for more than 470,000 artworks in The Met collection. As part of

Late 18th century stays

I finished my first piece for an 18th century wardrobe last weekend. Green linen front-lacing stays. This also means I finally have some sewing which fits in with the Historical Sew Monthly …

Robe à l'Anglaise | French | The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Eighteenth-Century Woman," January 1, 1981–January 2, 1982.The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Age Of Napoleon," December 13, 1989–April 15, 1990.

Colorful 1780's Fichu and Apron Embroidery - Includes files for both the apron and the Fichu - Embro

These are the digital files to make the embroidered fichu and apron as featured in my images and instagram.These are loosely based on an extant that sold at auction. No closeups were available for certain regions so I ended up making those up. Please note tha that there are 35-45 color changes per section, and that an apron is 10 embroidered parts. No map is included but the files are in numerical order so that sewing piece by piece will result in a completed apron.Please note that I rate…

Podcast Episode 8: It's not just One Direction: The Many Hairy Styles of 18th Century Women

Hi All! Abby here with Episode 8 of Fashion History with American Duchess ! This is Part 2 of our 18th Century Hair convo. Last week we ta...

Original Stays Online

Nordiska Museet Glazed Woolen Stays Philadelphia Museum of Art Child's Stays Philadelphia Museum of Art Blue Wool Twill Stays Philadelphia Museum of Art Brown Linen Stays Karen Augusta Infant Stays Memorial Hall Museum Cream Wool Satin Stays Memorial Hall Museum Silk Brocade Stays Metropolitan Museum of Art Red Wool Stays Victoria and Albert Museum Cotton Stays McCord Museum Red Silk Damask Stays Victoria and Albert Museum Green Worsted Stays, c 1780 Metropolitan Museum of Art Leeds Museum…

ca. 1780 Anna Teofila Potocka by Marcello Bacciarelli (location unknown to gogm) | Grand Ladies

French style has crossed Prussia into Poland as Anna Potocka wears a dark dress with a square neckline framed by a double lace bertha and close sleeves with matching engageantes in this Bacciarelli portrait from around 1780.

Woman's Robe a la Francaise LACMA M.2007.211.926a-b (4 of 9)

Wikimedia Commons image page Description Title Woman's Robe a la Française (image 4 of 9) Description : Probably The Netherlands, circa 1775 : Costumes; principal attire (entire body) : Silk plain weave (faille) with supplementary weft-float patterning, moiré finish, and silk passementerie with silk fly fringe : a) Center back robe length: 62 in. (157.48 cm); b) Center back petticoat length: 34 1/4 in. (86.995 cm) : Purchased with funds provided by Suzanne A. Saperstein and Michael and Ellen…

Woman's Robe a la Francaise LACMA M.2007.211.926a-b (7 of 9)

Wikimedia Commons image page Description Title Woman's Robe a la Française (image 7 of 9) Description : Probably The Netherlands, circa 1775 : Costumes; principal attire (entire body) : Silk plain weave (faille) with supplementary weft-float patterning, moiré finish, and silk passementerie with silk fly fringe : a) Center back robe length: 62 in. (157.48 cm); b) Center back petticoat length: 34 1/4 in. (86.995 cm) : Purchased with funds provided by Suzanne A. Saperstein and Michael and Ellen…