Tutustu kiinnostaviin ideoihin!

1010x400hillestrom

1010x400hillestrom

I'm fascinated by working-class historical clothes.  This one is 18th century. (Before the Automobile blog, please click through, she's an amazing seamstress!)

I'm fascinated by working-class historical clothes. This one is 18th century. (Before the Automobile blog, please click through, she's an amazing seamstress!)

The Bath by Sigmond Freudeberg, 1774   One question that crops up again and again when I talk about 18 th  century cosmetics and hygiene i...

The Bath by Sigmond Freudeberg, 1774 One question that crops up again and again when I talk about 18 th century cosmetics and hygiene i...

These owners added an 18th-century barn to serve as a kitchen and extra space. The use of antique and recycled wood for the cabinets and table make the addition blend in with the old house.

A Classic 18th-Century Home

These owners added an 18th-century barn to serve as a kitchen and extra space. The use of antique and recycled wood for the cabinets and table make the addition blend in with the old house.

Keeping clean in the 18th century - We may have the idea that people in the 18th century were a lot dirtier and smellier than people today, with stories of annual baths, menstrual blood flowing at will, and greasy hair infested with vermin spreading all over even historical enthusiasts' circles. Well, things were a good deal more complex than that - here's some more accurate information on how people in the 18th century kept clean (and, indeed, they tried) via Madame Isis' Toilette

Keeping clean in the 18th century - We may have the idea that people in the 18th century were a lot dirtier and smellier than people today, with stories of annual baths, menstrual blood flowing at will, and greasy hair infested with vermin spreading all over even historical enthusiasts' circles. Well, things were a good deal more complex than that - here's some more accurate information on how people in the 18th century kept clean (and, indeed, they tried) via Madame Isis' Toilette

A François Boucher, very daring, Intimate toilet. Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid-Lady Isis' Toilet: Keeping clean in the 18th century

A François Boucher, very daring, Intimate toilet. Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid-Lady Isis' Toilet: Keeping clean in the 18th century

Madame Isis' Toilette: Keeping clean in the 18th century

Madame Isis' Toilette: Keeping clean in the 18th century

Madame Isis' Toilette: Keeping clean in the 18th century

Madame Isis' Toilette: Keeping clean in the 18th century

1750-1800. The shirt was an item of underwear in the 18th century. Its purpose was to protect the outer clothing from the body in an age when daily bathing was not a common practice. Shirts were purchased in the dozens if the owner could afford them, so that a clean one could be worn every day. They were usually made of linen, a washable and durable fabric.

Shirt

1750-1800. The shirt was an item of underwear in the 18th century. Its purpose was to protect the outer clothing from the body in an age when daily bathing was not a common practice. Shirts were purchased in the dozens if the owner could afford them, so that a clean one could be worn every day. They were usually made of linen, a washable and durable fabric.

Château de La Motte-Tilly, salon bleu - featuring: Gaming Table & Overdoor Plaque - mid 18th Century. [source: www.Regards.Monuments-Nationaux.fr; Portfolio Collection of Regional Monuments]

Château de La Motte-Tilly, salon bleu - featuring: Gaming Table & Overdoor Plaque - mid 18th Century. [source: www.Regards.Monuments-Nationaux.fr; Portfolio Collection of Regional Monuments]

Pinterest
Haku