1820 ca. Woman’s Dress, French. Cotton gauze and cotton bobbin net with wool embroidery and silk satin trim. White with Gold ribbon trim. via Los Angeles County Museum of Art.Continue reading →
1810 Yellow Silk Dress, British.
Plain woven silk, silk crêpe and silk satin.
via Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK.Continue reading →
1812 Man’s Wool, Linen, and Cotton Coat, Four Shoulder Capes, European.
Regency Era Gentlemen’s Fashions . via Metropolitan Museum, New York City, USA.Continue reading →
1820 ca. Pelisse, or Walking Dress, or Redingote. Essential Regency Fashion.
A Pelisse dress is a coat like dress worn during the day for walking or paying visits. Pelisses are usually high-waisted,
A-line skirt, front opening, and often decorated with braid or crossover fastenings in imitation of military uniforms.
1790–1800 ca. Slippers, probably American. Leather, linen, and silk. via Metropolitan Museum, NYC, U.S.A.Continue reading →
1850 Beaded Crochet Reticule, or Coin Purse.This reticule is made from beaded crochet attached to a ready-made hinged frame with chain handle. It may have held coins, or was possibly not used at all – it may have been purely ornamental. It was made in the mid nineteenth century, and would have been based on a pattern found in a popular women’s magazine or knitting book.Continue reading →