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Petticoat  Date  1860–65

Petticoat ca. via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art “This petticoat features whimsical eyelet embroidery with birds, the form of which is inspired by folk embroidery,.

fripperiesandfobs:    Robe a l’anglaise ca. 1770  From the Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Robe a l'Anglaise, Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museum . Example of a petticoat flounced with a sheer fabric, and the bodice trimmed in a contrasting material.

history-of-fashion: “ab. 1769 Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland - Portrait of Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz ”

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Robe a la française, England, silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning, trimmed with metallic lace, c. 1765.

LACMA Collections Online Woman’s Robe a la Française, circa 1765 Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning, and metallic lace, Petticoat center back length: 35 in. Robe center back length: 54 in.

ephemeral-elegance: “ Woven Half Mourning Dress, ca. 1790-1800  (Did they have mourning attire rules in 1790?  I thought that was more a thing in place once Victoria lost Albert?) ”

ephemeral-elegance: “ Woven Half Mourning Dress, ca. (Did they have mourning attire rules in I thought that was more a thing in place once Victoria lost Albert?

Back view of Redingote and matching petticoat dated 1779 - 1799. Pekin fabric and decorated with vertical grooves in cream and red with sprigs of roses. Lined in linen. The bodice has slats. Venice Costume, Museo Mocenigo       Museum number: Cl. XXIV no. 0,221

Back view of Redingote and matching petticoat dated 1779 - Pekin fabric and decorated with vertical grooves in cream and red with sprigs of roses. The bodice has slats.

Couture Historique

1795 Dress of plain-weave linen (linen!) with a beautiful printed floral pattern, worn over a petticoat of white muslin.

Queen Charlotte was a patroness of the arts, known to Johann Christian Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, among others. She was also an amateur botanist who helped establish Kew Gardens. Queen Charlotte and King George III had 15 children, 13 of whom survived to adulthood. Here she is shown in coronation robes.

Portrait length color image of Queen Charlotte Sophia 1761 aka. Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, by George Stuart.

1700's Dress

ornamentedbeing: “ This yellow silk dress, made around is embroidered with purple floral scrolls. It is a wide dress supported by a flattened framework known as a ‘panier’.

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