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Parte trasera casaca década 1740

Silk Brocade Caraco Jacket, ca. via Kerry Taylor Auctions

Silk brocade skirt and bodice, ca. 1765 shown with reproduction stomacher. | Kent State University Museum

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A brocaded apricot robe à la française, circa 1765-70, woven with blue and mauve stripes and undulating flowerheads, the upper bodice lined in linen with internal lacing, saque-back, with compères formed of horizontal tabs, front robings trimmed in fly-braid, matching petticoat,

A brocaded apricot robe à la française, circa woven with blue and mauve…

Detail, Women's Robe a la Francaise, France, c 1770. LACMA Collections Online

Woman's Robe à la Française France, circa 1770 . Cotton plain weave, block-printed and dye-painted, with silk passementerie Center back length: 61 in.

1740/1750's jacket http://www.marariley.net/jackets/ebayjacket1740s.htm

1740/1750's jacket http://www.marariley.net/jackets/ebayjacket1740s.htm

Caraco  Date: 18th century Culture: Belgian Medium: cotton Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Miss Marian Hague, 1938 Accession Number: C.I.38.5.1

Caraco Date: century Culture: Belgian Medium: cotton Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Miss Marian Hague, 1938 Accession Number:

Manga casaca década 1740

Detail cuffs caraco jacket, c. Sky blue brocaded silk (probably Spitalfields) with gold and silver leaf scrolls and floral motifs in coloured silk. Winged cuffs, short peplum skirt with two faux pockets.

Probably one of the most gorgeous reproductions I have EVER seen! http://starlightmasque.livejournal.com/75895.html

Amazing site with pics of construction for Robe a la Francaise as well as other period costumes. Robe a la Francaise: Starlight Masquerade

Sleeve detail of Riding Jacket, 1736-40, Gorgeous Georgians at Berrington Hall 2014. From the Charles Paget Wade Collection stored at Berrington Hall

A little taste of the feast to come…

Sleeve detail of Riding Jacket, Gorgeous Georgians at Berrington Hall From the Charles Paget Wade Collection stored at Berrington Hall.

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