1812-1814 ca. Peignoir, or Wrap Around Gown. Wrap-over gown made of Indian ikat, with round, slightly raised collar, adorned with gathered trimmings and narrow shoulder frills. Excessively long sleeves with wristbands.Continue reading →
1835 Lady’s Walking Ensemble, American. Burgundy silk dress with narrow and raised waistline, gigot sleeves, and detachable pelerine.Continue reading →
1785-1790 ca. Pink Stays, or Corset. These pink stays, used in the Georgian Era, lace at the back. The straps cross over, wrap around the back, and then hook at the front waist to give extra support. The phalanges at the bottom are designed to spread over the hips and help hold the stays into position.
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1820 Ball Gown of Embroidered Net, British. Silk satin and silk net embroidered with metal and trimmed with silk blonde bobbin lace, hand sewn.
The dress has a low oval neckline, puffed short sleeves, a wedge shaped front bodice panel, and a medium high waist. The skirt has a central front panel, wedge shaped panels and the centre back panels are tightly gathered at the waist. The lining is padded at the hem with a frill of blonde stitched to cover. It fastens with a tape at the neck and hooks at the centre back.Continue reading →
1833 ca. Blue Silk Cutaway Coat, British. Double-breasted coat with contrasting velvet lapels. Part of typical gentleman’s ensemble of tailcoat, waistcoat, and trousers.Continue reading →
1810 Red Net Evening Dress, British. Machine made silk net, embroidered with chenille thread, with silk ribbon, hand-sewn. Dress of red silk machine-made net, with high waist, low neck and short, slightly gathered sleeves.Continue reading →
1810 Fawn Cotton Gown, With a train decorated with embroidered flowers. Regency fashion at its prettiest.
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1810-1815 ca. Rose Taffeta Dress, Dutch. #Regency #FashionContinue reading →