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Jacket, c. 1790, France. Jacket of red and white striped plain silk with silver-colored buttons; fold-back collar. KCI # AC9113 94-11-2.

Jacket, ca 1790 France, KCI “ The British lifestyle of enjoying rural life and hunting in natural surroundings also became popular in France, and the clothes became more simplified in and after the.

Woman’s Robe à l’Anglaise  France, 1785-1790  Costumes; principal attire (entire body)  Silk twill and silk plain-weave stripes  Center back length: 62 in.

Woman’s Robe à l’Anglaise France, Costumes; principal attire (entire body) Silk twill and silk plain-weave stripes Center back length: 62 in.

Redingote ca. 1787 From the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Redingote ca. 1787From the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Fripperies and Fobs)

Redingote, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A resemblance of a riding coat that buttons down and had wide lapels or revers at the neck.

Calico, but not as we know it. A caracao made in Holland in the second half of the 18th century, from Indian chintz patterned calico. Collection of the Met

Jacket (Caraco) Date: second half century Culture: Dutch Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 26 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts from Various Donors, 2000 Accession Number:

ephemeral-elegance: “ Woven Half Mourning Dress, ca. 1790-1800  (Did they have mourning attire rules in 1790?  I thought that was more a thing in place once Victoria lost Albert?) ”

ephemeral-elegance: “ Woven Half Mourning Dress, ca. (Did they have mourning attire rules in I thought that was more a thing in place once Victoria lost Albert?

Detail front view, levite or round gown, The Netherlands, 1780-1800. Sky blue silk taffeta with a light blue silk sash.

Detail front view of an antique blue dress, levite or round gown. The Netherlands, Sky blue silk taffeta with a light blue silk sash.

Girl’s dress ca. 1775-1785 via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress Date: Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 52 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, H.

Caraco_et_jupe_EPV_J_M_Manai_C_Milet. 1750s

From "The Century Back in Fashion" exhibit, Palace of Versailles. Camisole and skirt Circa Striped gros de Tours silk trimmed with ribbon. Caraco gown from late Rococo.

Robe a la Polonaise ("Polish dress") with chintz fabric. Outer skirts would be…

Embroidery on linen was a popular pastime for both men and women in the upper classes and the patterns were often chosen to resemble silk fabric. Dress à la polonaise, outer fabric embroidered linen, lining linen, KM Photo Pernilla Rasmussen

1790s Red and White Striped Jacket 18th century by "americanduchess pet en l'air" Very clever! I thought Ana Maria would have enjoyed something so bright and modern.

Red and White Striped Jacket century by "americanduchess pet en l'air" Very clever! I thought Ana Maria would have enjoyed something so bright and modern.

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