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Spenser and dress taffeta c. 1807 Fashion in Detail 17-18th

Green chenille pom-poms enhance this charming spencer and matching dress…

British cotton lined taffeta dress

c. 1807-1810

Spenser and dress taffeta c. 1807 Fashion front in Detail 17-18th

Fashion in Detail

Seventeen and Eighteenth Century

LACMA c. 1814

Walking Dress c. 1814

Fashion Plate

LACMA

Chemisette 18th-19th century French MET

Chemisette

late 18th to early 19th c

French

Metropolitan Museum of Art

London 1801 Fashion in Detail

Diaphamous muslin gown embroidered in cotton thread..

Fabric India, Dress British

c. 1800

Fashion in Detail


Shoes and Slippers from Snowshill book 2.

After the French Revolution, and twenty years of Continental war…

“there developed a nostalgia for Greek and Roman styles

and the purity and simplicity these implied. The slipper became

the footwear associated with delicate muslin dresses …”

Label c. 1820 Snowshill

C. 1820

From the collection of Charles Paget Wade

Shoes and Slippers from Snowshill

Althea Mackenzie