1799 October. Two Women Wearing Afternoon Dresses With a HarpContinue reading →
1816 Block Printed Quilt Panel made to celebrate the Marriage of Princess Charlotte to Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg.
Commemorative panels were made specifically for use in larger domestic textile projects such as quilts and cushions. Manufactured throughout the first quarter of the 19th Century and were often highly cherished, with some being kept and used at a later date. The earliest panels celebrate George III’s Golden Jubilee in 1810.Continue reading →
A Landwing Augsburg Silver Repousse Verge With Chatelaine, circa 1780 . A plain inner case, silver repousse outer case with a five figure classical scene and scallops in high relief, glass bulls eye crystal, four frame chatelaine with key, fob, pencil, and file. Enamel Dial, Roman hour chapters, outer five minute numerals, gold filigree hands.Continue reading →
1804–1805 ca. Evening Dress, French.
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 →
1810 ca. Hand Block Bodice of Printed Cotton.
An example of Regency Era fashionable material for a dress in Jane Austen’s style.Continue reading →
1808 Walk in the Tuileries Gardens, Paris, France.
A dandy of the Year VIII.Continue reading →
1820s Woman’s Lace Trimmed Pantalettes.
Two separate legs attached to waistband with crotch open, leg hems have bands of needle run lace.Continue reading →