1833 ca. Man’s Ensemble, British.
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Blue Tailcoat, cream stirrup trousers with very full waist, vest, shirt, cravat.
1830 and 1831 Furnishing Fabric, English. Roller-printed cottons. Additional colors are added by a surface roller.
Roller printing on textiles was introduced in the late 18th century and at first used mainly for small-patterned dress fabrics.
By the 1830s, it was highly mechanised and had largely replaced block printing of furnishings.Continue reading →
1836-1840 ca. Printed Cotton Dress, English. Showing the fashion changes that happened after the late Regency Era and during the early Victorian years. Waists had dropped and had become more fitted. Full gathered skirts flowed out from those nipped waist lines, which were often V-shaped.Continue reading →
1830-1840 Woman’s Corset, English. Cotton sateen, quilted, with cotton twill and cotton plain-weave tape.
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