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.

Additional Art of Medieval and Renaissance era Blacks in Europe

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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…

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 …

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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…

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M969X.26 | Stays | McCord Museum

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…

M969X.26 | Stays | McCord Museum

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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…

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Polonaise

Je projette de faire une polonaise pour Vaux-le-Vicomte, mais ce n'est pas gagné ! Je vais quand même poster une partie de mes photos de...

Montage d'un jupon ou d'une jupe XVIIIe

Il existe de nombreux tutoriels en anglais sur Internet pour monter un jupon ou un jupe au XVIIIe. A fashionable frolick : tout y est fait ...

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Pair of women's beaded mules

Pair of women's mules. Tops of strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches. Pink silk lining, leather soles. Top scene of balloon ascension, with two mounted, uniformed men in foreground, based on print depicting battle of Fleurus of 26 June 1794.