Explore 18th Century Clothing and more!

Silk satin with striped extra warp in self color and center overlaid with tiny green and salmon flowers, narrow looped fringe trim, wide, rounded square neckline, fitted and shaped sleeves, center front brass hook & eye closure, skirt front open to reveal petticoat (missing), skirt knife pleated and attached to bodice at sides and back, four linen tapes inside skirt; if tied skirt becomes a polonaise,

Back view open gown

Unfinished glazed cotton open robe, c.1780, in pristine never laundered condition, from the Vintage Textile archives.

Unfinished glazed cotton open robe, in pristine never laundered condition, from the Vintage Textile archives.

Robe á l'Anglaise (image 3) | culture unknown | 1770s-1780s | cotton | Vintage Textile | Item # 2810

England, cotton print gown, made from sheer white cotton dimity printed with a repeat pattern of sunny floral sprays, corded weave with geometric textured pattern,

1865 - A gingham silk taffeta gown with an 18-inch waistline

1865 - A gingham silk taffeta gown with an waistline. Except for the waistline (Winnie is.more "substantial"), this is the kind of dress Winnie would have worn.

A brocaded silk open robe 'a la polonaise', circa 1785-90, of figured oyster silk woven with small floral sprigs, edged in peacock-green satin, the closed-front bodice with pointed low waist, single bone to fitted centre-back; together with a pale quilted pale pink silk petticoat adorned with quatrefoils and scrolls, (2)

~A brocaded silk open robe 'a la polonaise', circa of figured oyster silk woven with small floral sprigs, edged in peacock-green sat.

Tasha Tudor Clothing | Tasha tudor dress 4

Tasha Tudor-A simple, yet extraordinary life remembered

09016399 09001054 Saloon Girl Gown 1880, black yellow moire faille, B49.5 W44.JPG

Original pin showed this as an "authentic saloon girl costume, modern reconstruction." Doubt the accuracy, though, considering the photo tracks from a costume rental site.

A 1780s gown with tabbed bodice over petticoat -- made of block-printed Indian cotton.

V&A Costumes

Cotton print gown, 1770s-80s

C 1775 Cotton dimity robe ala anglaise. Both layers of bodice front close with laces which "can be pulled like drawstring" to adjust fit.

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