Fashion Century ball gown dress ensemble costume circa from Made from very fine silk, lace and trim with embroidered small flower floral pattern in off white woven into the pale blue background. Hat decorated with millinery flower.
The eighteenth century monied male was often a peacock, eager to display his taste and wealth, and fond of lavishly decorated or patterned fabrics, and bright striking colours. The usual outfit remained the three piece suit of coat, waistcoat and breeches
Amazing reproduction of 18th century stays by “a self-taught amateur seamstress sewing historical clothing as a hobby”, in this talented Finnish blogger's own words in her profile. Impressively thorough detail and neatness!