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Portrait of Caroline Murat, neé Bonaparte by Francois Gerard, early 19th century

Miss Georgiana Darcy from Suzan Lauder's "Letter from Ramsgate" (Artwork: François-Pascal-Simon Gérard's painting "Caroline Murat walking in the gardens of Château de Neuilly," from Versailles)

LOT 536 REGENCY PRINTED COTTON GOWN, 1800 - 1805. - whitakerauction

(American) Printed Cotton / Cream with scrolling polychrome floral, high waist with belt loops, flared skirt pieced side gores, muslin bodice lining with front closure.

Pastel colors were popular for 18th century brides. Although the Potts were of "Quaker origins", one daughter married in an Anglican ceremony.

Pastel colors were popular for century brides. Although the Potts were of "Quaker origins", one daughter married in an Anglican ceremony.

Exceptionally sophisticated.  Looks very, very modern but from around 1800.  Incredible!

Danish knitted overdress, c. You'd have to pay a pretty penny for a piece like that -- wonder how much the woman who knit it was paid.

Kerchief and holding train

I just purchased the pattern for this gown!

Laughing Moon Mercantile Regency dress. Great pattern.

Laughing Moon Mercantile Regency dress. Great pattern.

Costume Parisien, Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1808; NYPL 801732

Costume Parisien, Journal des Dames et des Modes, NYPL 801732 -- I love the back, hem and sleeve detailing on this.

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