Plant elements are widely used in the ornaments of European costumes in the century. This man's vest and jacket uses hyacinths, scillas, clovers, roses, tricolor viola, agave, dandelions, leuzea, and some vegetable chimera.
Headdress. 1790–1810, Russian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of her mother, Elizabeth Greenman Stillman, 1931 (2009.300.1106)
Caraco c 1780. Made from silk with metallic embroidered flower floral garland leaf and vines pattern embroidery in various colours decorated the neckline, matching stomacher at the front bodice and the full skirt hem.