19th Century Early Cotton Trousers, British. Buttons at waist, drop down front flap with buttons. and cut with excess material to allow easy movement. via Metropolitan Museum New York City, U.S.A. metmuseum.orgBridgertons Fan? Love Jane Austen? How did men's breeches work in the 19th Century? Trousers With Front Fall, British. #Bridgertons #JaneAusten #RegencyEra #Men #Fashion. https://books2read.com/SuziLoveFashionMen1800-1819 Click To Tweet
1810–1850 ca. Corset, American or European. Front lacing, extra wide straps for under a square neckline dress. via Metropolitan Museum, N.Y.C., U.S.A. metmuseum.org Surviving stays, or corsets as they became to be called in the nineteenth century, show that both longline and shorter corsets were worn and that they were made of cotton, silk and sateen. A lot of these corsets were front fastening, plus many were laced at both the front and the back so our aristocratic fictional heroines could indeed dress and undress themselves without the assistance of a maid.
Corsets 1810-1830 History Notes Book 17 This book shows how corsets changed to fit well under clothing, give maximum support and comfort. Corsets pushed up breasts and showed off the bust line beneath a square-cut and low-cut neckline as in the early 1800s, or Regency years. Jane Austen and her female and friends wore these corsets.1810-1850 ca. Front lacing corset with extra wide Straps as worn in the Bridgertons and Jane Austen times. #Bridgertons #JaneAusten #RegencyEra #Corsets #RomanticEra https://books2read.com/SuziLoveCorsetBook17 Click To Tweet
1821, April 1st; Duke of Stirkton’s residence, Mayfair, London. “You want me to be your mistress?” The Countess of Dorchester’s sculpted brow rose in an exaggerated show of disbelief. Being the object of someone’s ridicule might be a novel experience for Maximus Meacham, Duke of Stirkton, but it wasn’t one he cared to repeat. https://books2read.com/suziloveFTAVDuke disliked being laughed at despite countess looking like a goddess and sounding like a queen. #Mystery #RegencyRomance #EroticRomance https://books2read.com/suziloveFTAV Click To Tweet
- Musical instruments and music around the world through the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. Pianos, pianofortes, harps, viols, violins, and many more.
- Music history from the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. Pianos, pianofortes, harps, viols, violins played during Jane Austen’s times. Musical Instruments were so important in most of the more affluent households in history that large industries grew all around the world to manufacture instruments, musical accessories, and to print sheet music. Musical instruction and encouragement could be found everywhere and both young ladies and gentlemen were encouraged to have musical appreciation. And of course, playing music was on the list of social requirements for all young ladies desirous of becoming a wife and homemaker.
The Lady’s Magazine said of the basis of women’s fashion that was popular for the first twenty years of the 1800s, ‘White is still the prevailing color for robes. For morning dresses, linen gowns, in large diamonds or squares, are fashionable. Indian muslins, plain or embroidered, are preferred to Florence and satins. The designs of embroidery for shawls are of infinite variety. Long gloves, which reach above the elbow, are not yet laid aside. Medallions are hung around the neck from crossed chains and some of these medallions are shaped like the bags, called ridicules. These reticules are of the lozenge or hexagon shape, with a small tassel at each angle. Reticules, or ridicules, are in lozenge or hexagon shapes with a small tassel at each angle. In capotes, or hats, and ribbands, the violet and dark green prevail over jonquil. Bracelets in hair, pear-shaped ear-rings, medallions on square plates, saltiers of colored stones, are still in fashion.’