18th Century Clothing

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I absolutely love the fashions in the Robe a la Polonaise ("Polish dress") with chintz fabric. Outer skirts would be bunched in three areas and secured with stitches or cords. 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Mode, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Hats

Take a closer look at costume

Clothes Tell Stories is an on-line Costume Workbook, a web-based resource for museums, students and the general public about how to use costume to tell stories.

My second post about the exhibition ‘Sits – katoen in bloei’ (Chintz – cotton in bloom) in the Fries Museum! My first post was about color and patterns, and before that I wr… 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Vintage Dress Patterns, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Dresses

Chintz in the Fries museum – How chintz was worn

My second post about the exhibition ‘Sits – katoen in bloei’ (Chintz – cotton in bloom) in the Fries Museum! My first post was about color and patterns, and before that I wr…

Cape Date: ca. 1770 (made) Museum number: Descriptive line English; Ivory, silk, scalloped and pinked trim, hooded 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Historical Dress, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Dresses

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F, silk, 1770c, English; Ivory, scalloped and pinked trim, hooded. Museum Number T.37-1958.

My second post about the exhibition ‘Sits – katoen in bloei’ (Chintz – cotton in bloom) in the Fries Museum! My first post was about color and patterns, and before that I wr… 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Vintage Dress Patterns, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Dresses

Chintz in the Fries museum – How chintz was worn

My second post about the exhibition ‘Sits – katoen in bloei’ (Chintz – cotton in bloom) in the Fries Museum! My first post was about color and patterns, and before that I wr…

1740 - 1750 Adrienne & Quilted Petticoat worn as Wedding Ensemble 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Dresses, Vintage Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing

Adrienne and Quilted Petticoat (c.1740-1750). This adrienne and quilted petticoat was worn as wedding dress by a bourgeois lady who married into a family of iron manufacturers. Dress, silk, linen,embroidery, quilting, 1740-50, KM 77.976, Photo Lars Westrup, Kulturen|

White satin with polychrome silk embroidery and green and brown chenille. Small floral sprays scattered over the ground. Down the center, a series of fish of many different types. Cut straight across the bottom. Silk Ribbon Embroidery, Hand Embroidery, Embroidery Designs, Machine Embroidery, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Textiles

Waistcoat (France), 1775–1800

White satin with polychrome silk embroidery and green and brown chenille. Small floral sprays scattered over the ground. Down the center, a series of fish of many different types. Cut straight across the bottom. Pockets are straight.

 the petticoat Rococo, Baroque, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, 19th Century, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Edwardian Fashion

Underneath It All

Even if you are not a fashion historian, you have likely seen images of the clothing people wore in the past. Whether you saw them online, or in your own family photos, the outer garments of indiv…

short gown plaid print and wide cuffs. White linen fichu, linen cap with hat. Richard Houston (Print made by); Philippe Mercier (After); 18th Century Dress, 18th Century Costume, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Scottish Clothing, Scottish Fashion, Historical Art

Philip Mercier (Berlin 1689/91-1760 London) , The Oyster Girl

The Oyster Girl, 1756, by Philip Mercier (Berlin 1689/91-1760 London) 1750's short gown plaid print and wide cuffs. White linen fichu, linen cap with hat. Christies

The Curds and Whey Seller, Cheapside: century -- High quality art prints, framed prints, canvases -- Museum of London Prints 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, 19th Century, Old London, London Art, London Life, London Street, 18th Century Costume, London Museums

The Curds and Whey Seller, Cheapside: 18th century, Anonymous

The Curds and Whey Seller, Cheapside: 18th century by Anonymous. Museum quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, and canvases. Museum of London