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Robe, ca 1797 England, the Victoria & Albert Museum  Cashmere shawls were prized imports from India during the late 18th century. British manufacturers soon began making shawls in similar styles. Not only were they worn with the newly fashionable Neo-classical gowns, the shawls were also made into gowns. In this example of the late 1790s, the shawl was cut in half and then sewn together to form the front and back of the gown. Sleeves of cream satin and a collar and over-sleeves of green silk

Robe, ca 1797 England, the Victoria & Albert Museum “ Cashmere shawls were prized imports from India during the late century. British manufacturers soon began making shawls in similar styles.

Long cream dress with ruffle detail (Regency/Jane Austen Fashion) Number: BATMC Material(s): silk Technique(s): woven (satin) and woven (gauze) Creation date:.

Gown    Place of origin:  England, Britain (made)    Date:  1795-1799 (made)    Artist/Maker:  Unknown (production)    Materials and Techniques:  Block printed cotton    Museum number:  T.355-1980    Gallery location:  Fashion, room 40

Gown

Gown Place of origin: England, Britain (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Block printed cotton Museum number: Gallery location: Fashion, room 40

Robe à l’Anglaise, 1760, The Victoria & Albert Museum

Rococo Period Dress - Gown and petticoat - United Kingdom (made) Date: ca. 1745 (woven) (made) (altered) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silk damask, lined with linen, hand-sewn. Victoria and Albert Museum

Dress Date: ca. 1797 Culture: British Medium: silk

Dress Date: ca. 1797 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 65 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1984 Accession Number:

Robe Place of origin: England, Great Britain  Date: ca. 1797  Materials and Techniques: Printed silk and wool shawl, lined with linen, silk satin, silk ribbon, metal, hand-sewn Museum number: T.217-1968 | V&A

Gown

Robe Place of origin: England, Great Britain Date: ca. 1797 Materials and…

Old Rags - Robe, ca 1797 England, the Victoria & Albert...

Robe, ca 1797 England, the Victoria & Albert Museum “ Cashmere shawls were prized imports from India during the late century. British manufacturers soon began making shawls in similar styles.

Ensembles  1790s  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By the the structure of clothing was undergoing dramatic change. This afternoon dress in the form of a round gown steadfastly keeps up appearances and can pass for eighteenth-century opulence, especially in its colors and textile richness

c.1797-1800

c.1797-1800

Ensemble 1790s The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Ensemble 1790s The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (OMG that dress!)

"For Lord Akeldama" a cut away or swallow tale jacket The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1784-1787, France - Robe à l'Anglaise - Cotton, metal, silk

courtroyale: “ Robe à l’anglaise, French White muslin with hammered silver foliate diaper-patterned and red silk thread embroidery source:metropolitan museum ”

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