1805-1810 ca. Evening Dress, French.
- Regency Era cotton, Empire style, high-waisted dress with metallic thread.
Narrow white dress of sheer cotton mull, probably from India, and with sheer short sleeves, extra wide neckline, vertical white embroidery which was very fashionable at the time. The cotton fabric was probably imported from India already embroidered with heavy white cotton thread in transparent mull. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, this sort of dress was considered shocking and immodest after the wider hooped dresses of the eighteenth century.Continue reading →
1808 Walk in the Tuileries Gardens, Paris, France.
A dandy of the Year VIII.Continue reading →
Two separate legs attached to waistband with crotch open, leg hems have bands of needle run lace.Continue reading →