orange regency dress

Photograph of French Regency dress of red net with high waist, puff sleeves, and Kashmir-inspired motif at the hem, in the posession of the Musée Historique de Tissu de Lyon

1823 Amalie Auguste, Princess of Bavaria and Queen of Saxony by Joseph Karl Stieler - higher waistline (moving down from empire), bateau neckline, pleated bodice, 1/4 length puffed sleeves

Amalie Auguste, Princess of Bavaria and Queen of Saxony - by Joseph Karl Stieler, 1823 - a bit late, but could be reverse-Regencied to fit an earlier style

Toque de satin - Robe de Cachemire - 1806

Natalie Garbett - Maker of Historical Clothing and Costumes (Fichu): Not Only a Shawl….Shawl Dresses and Dresses Made from Shawls

Blue cotton and silk dress 1815. (Gorgeous color!) Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Simon Harris

Dress, cotton and silk, 1815 / Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Simon Harris

The placket across the bosom was intended to be a sleeve cap for the sari. I repurposed it and added the beading over the shoulder to tie the pieces together

The placket across the bosom was intended to be a sleeve cap for the sari. I repurposed it and added the beading over the shoulder to tie the pieces together

Salomé Louise Coulmann, comtesse Walther by Robert Lefevre (Versailles)

1811 Salomé Louise Coulmann, comtesse Walther by Robert Lefevre (Versailles). Idea for a ballgown made from sari fabric.

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