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1812-14 ca. Portrait of a Woman, Said to Be Madame Récamier (1777–1849)  by Nicolas François Dun (French, 1764–1832) Ivory miniature.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Portrait of a Woman, Said to Be Madame Récamier by Nicolas François Dun (French, Ivory miniature. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Dress Date: ca. 1810 Culture: American Medium: cotton, wool

Dress Date: ca. 1810 Culture: American Medium: cotton, wool Dimensions: Length: 48 in. cm) Credit Line: Bequest of Maria P.

One of the best descriptions I have ever read about the intricate rules that governed Regency dress for women from a certain station in life.

Morning Gown 1815 The modern equivalent of a Regency morning dress would be the ratty sweats and old college T-shirt you wear.

Embroidered White Cotton Dress - French - 1804-1814 - Front View

Dress Date: Culture: French Medium: cotton Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1907 Accession Number:

Evening dress 1805, unknown country Embroidered cotton muslin Münchner Stadtmuseum

In Pretty Finery on FB Evening dress unknown country Embroidered cotton muslin Münchner Stadtmuseum

1800, Museo de Madrid

Dress 1800-1805 Museo del Traje (OMG that dress!)

Dress ca. From the Museo del Traje - I like how you could make this with solid white (less expensive) fabric but dress it up with the transparent hem.

Cream Dress with Puff Sleeves; Embroidered Cotton. English, 1808-1812.

Image: Long cream dress with puff sleeves (picture: Mandy Reynolds) - cotton, woven & embroidery

Nice site on bib-front Regency dress. "Extant gown, c. 1808. White cotton with red polka dots. Gathered self-fabric trim inset at hem. Clockwise from the top right: Full gown, face front; Close up of the bodice with the bib down (note the drawstring across what would be the top of the bib); Detail of the back, showing the ties (incorrectly tied); Detail of the hem: Side view of the full gown."

Nice site on bib-front Regency dress. "Extant gown, c. White cotton with…

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