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1700's /1780's linen jacket

Aikamatkoja menneisyyden vaatearkuille -- Time travels to bygone wardrobes

Mode de Lis: Working Class Attire · 1770s Style  Lily has paired red "Kensington" 18th century leather shoes with her beautiful Georgian workwear.

century Mode de Lis: Working Class Attire · Style Lily has paired red "Kensington" century leather shoes with her beautiful Georgian workwear.

Working Class Attire · 1770s Style

Working Class Attire · 1770s Style (Mode de Lis)

OK, I'll be honest. This was one of my beginner c. outfits, and I was this close to not even bothering with getting photos for th.

1770's linen jacket. Neulansilmä -- The Eye of the Needle: 2017

Neulansilmä -- The Eye of the Needle: 2017

The original fabric is  a woman’s shortgown. The cut of the shortgown dates it to 1780-90, but the fabric is reused and dates to the mid 18th century. The pattern with white flowers and fruits on brown ground has a late baroque character. It was block printed on medium fine hand spun cotton with a resist paste and then dyed brown - leaving the design white. Probably it was intended as an interior fabric, but apparently it was also used for this type of informal garments.

The original fabric is a woman’s shortgown. The cut of the shortgown dates it to 1780-90, but the fabric is reused and dates to the mid 18th century. The pattern with white flowers and fruits on brown ground has a late baroque character. It was block printed on medium fine hand spun cotton with a resist paste and then dyed brown - leaving the design white. Probably it was intended as an interior fabric, but apparently it was also used for this type of informal garments.

American Duchess: Buyer's Guide to 18th Century Cotton Floral Prints

"The design is block printed on middle fine, white cotton tabby in brownish black, red and brownish purple.

Step-by-step dressing for day, c 1775. More info: http://twonerdyhistorygirls.blogspot.com/2012/09/a-young-woman-dresses-for-day-c-1775.html

Isabella reporting: Tomorrow (Tuesday, September marks the release of my newest historical romance, When the Duchess Said Yes .

Modern reproduction of a late 18th century 'brown' (i.e. unbleached) linen shift, which would have been common among the lower class.

Modern reproduction of a late century 'brown' (i. unbleached) linen shift, which would have been common among the lower class.

Cotton and linen striped jacket, French, 1775-1825.

Jacket National Trust Inventory Number 1350382 Category Costume Date 1775 - 1825 Materials Cotton, Linen Measurements Place of origin France Collection Snowshill Wade Costume Collection, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)

Two Nerdy History Girls: Keeping Cool in 18th c. Style in Colonial Williamsburg - "Abby is wearing a short sack, made of a light-weight, high-end cotton in the style of the 1770s. The sleeves are unlined, and the sack's loose-fitting, pleated back gives it an airy feel. Her petticoat is made from a cotton that's woven in a mock quilted pattern, and her apron is sheer cotton muslin. Beneath it she's wearing her usual linen shift, linen-lined stays, and cotton stockings."

Two Nerdy History Girls: Keeping Cool in c. Style in Colonial Williamsburg

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