Another gown that looks remarkably like the blue Dangerous Liaisons gown.

Pret-a-papier: The incredible period gowns recreated with paper, glue, paint - and not a stitch of fabric. An century dress made by artist Isabelle de Borchagrave is part of an exhibition in which all the gowns are made entirely from paper MARIE INSPIRED

Striped Caraco style robe.

This is an example of one form of dress which became acceptable in the later part of the century. The bodice is more like a jacket, known as a caraco. The informal sensibility about it is relative to the open robes and exposed petticoats of the period

"Portrait of Marie Anne de Bourbon Condé", 1720, copy by Gustaf Lundberg (Swedish, 1695-1786), after Jean-Baptiste Santerre.

1720 Marie Anne de Bourbon Condé by Gustaf Lundberg (auctioned by Nordén Auktioner)

Dress Date: ca. 1775 Culture: French Medium: silk Accession Number: 2009.300.917a, b

Dress French, silk:"This is an example of one form of dress which became acceptable in the later part of the century. sleeves = sabot sleeves because they fit over the elbow like a sabot shoe.

Woman's riding jacket, c.1760-1765. Hampshire County Council

Featuring a fitted jacket of cream wool, w/integral waistcoat (built into the jacket) of rich olive green silk From the Hampshire County Council Dress Collection Image:

Dress Date: ca. 1775 Culture: French Medium: silk Accession Number: 2009.300.917a, b

Caraco and matching petticoat Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 23 in. Length at CB (b): 34 in. Accession Number: b See other pins for more views.

"A Lady and Her Children Relieving a Cottager" by William Redmore Bigg (1781) at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia - This painting shows vividly the way that 18th century moralists believed charity should be played out.  Here, the wealthy woman (presumably a Squire's wife) and her children offer money to one of their poor tenants, who is receiving the offering on bended knee.  This suggests that while the wealthy should help the poor, the poor should be grateful for what they…

A Lady and Her Children Relieving a Cottager 1781 William Redmore Bigg, English, 1755 - 1828 Oil on canvas 29 x 35 inches x cm)

George Anton Abraham Urlaub (1744 - 1788) - Portrait of a young lady at the clavichord, said to be Henriette Haussmann (1771 - 1802), 1779

Georg Anton Abraham Urlaub — Portrait of a Young Lady at the Clavichord, Said to be Henriette Haussmann, 1779

Portrait of Francis Lind, three-quarter-length, seated before a music stand on a pink chair, in a powdered wig, a green coat - George Romney

Portrait of Francis Lind, three-quarter-length, seated before a music stand on a pink chair, in a powdered wig, a green coat - George Romney

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