1670's gown - Diary of a Mantua Maker http://mantuadiary.blogspot.com/

1670's gown - Diary of a Mantua Maker http://mantuadiary.blogspot.com/

Moliere costumes

Moliere costumes

A woman's bodice made from green silk, lined with linen, and trimmed with silver bobbin lace and silver alloy spangles. It is heavily boned with whale bone. It has a low wide neckline and full short sleeves finished with a cuff. It has tabs at the waist with longer oval shaped tab at the centre front. It fastens with lacing at the back. The silk is Italian, probably from the first quarter of the Seventeenth century.

A woman's bodice made from green silk, lined with linen, and trimmed with silver bobbin lace and silver alloy spangles. It is heavily boned with whale bone. It has a low wide neckline and full short sleeves finished with a cuff. It has tabs at the waist with longer oval shaped tab at the centre front. It fastens with lacing at the back. The silk is Italian, probably from the first quarter of the Seventeenth century.

Ladies' bodice, 1660-1665, Claydon House, Janet Arnold.

Ladies' bodice, 1660-1665, Claydon House, Janet Arnold.

1660s - Silver Tissue Dress - thought to be worn by Theophilia Harris of Hayne

1660s - Silver Tissue Dress - thought to be worn by Theophilia Harris of Hayne

Molière

Molière

Two piece gown.  Cloth of gold. Circa 1665 Collection of Museum of Costume, Bath

Two piece gown. Cloth of gold. Circa 1665 Collection of Museum of Costume, Bath

Maintenon 2013 par Phil Thomason

Maintenon 2013 par Phil Thomason

Alicia Vikander as Sophia in Tulip Fever (2016).

Alicia Vikander as Sophia in Tulip Fever (2016).

Silver-tissue dress, 1660s (photo) (see also 419618 & 329165) description with lace details; made from silk, lace and silver metal thread; location Fashion Museum, Bath and North East Somerset Council

Silver-tissue dress, 1660s (photo) (see also 419618 & 329165) description with lace details; made from silk, lace and silver metal thread; location Fashion Museum, Bath and North East Somerset Council

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