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Front - on this sample I experimented with transferring a couple of pleats to the front.

Front - on this sample I experimented with transferring a couple of pleats to the front.

Unmade waistcoat  (c. 1800)  Artist/s name (FRANCE) (manufacturer)   Medium silk Place/s of Execution (France) Accession Number D70-1970 Credit Line National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Unmade waistcoat (c. Artist/s name (FRANCE) (manufacturer) Medium silk Place/s of Execution (France) Accession Number Credit Line National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

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.

Jane Austen's House Museum: More Emma Costumes

The Chawton museum will host a small exhibition of costumes from the BBC production of Emma from October 5 until March

Ecole allemande - Presumed portrait of Princess Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg, Duchess of Oldenburg (c.1820) - Category:Princess Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym - Wikimedia Commons

Ecole allemande - Presumed portrait of Princess Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg, Duchess of Oldenburg - Category:Princess Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym - Wikimedia Commons

Why isn't more muslin fabric used in today's fashions-- especially in warm climates?   Indian sprigged muslin gown, 1816 - very interesting article about muslin fabric

Muslin: A Beautiful & Versatile Cloth for Regency Fashion

A simple Indian sprigged muslin gown circa 1800 Simple draw-string to neck, empire-line bodice, horizontal tucked bands to hem, long sleev.

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Seen Over the Ether: Regency Embroidery and Fashion « Jane Austen's World. For a Regency picnic?

Regency gown

Evening dress or open robe English Cotton tabby with open work embroidery of gilt lamella, 1795 – Georgian; George III Area of Origin: England

1888 Ellen Terry wore this “beetle wing” dress for an 1888 performance of 'Macbeth' at the Lyceum Theatre. The dress, designed by Alice Comyns Carr, is adorned with real wings shed naturally by the jewel beetle of Southeast Asia. Carr, who worked closely with Terry on her costumes, wrote that the dress should look “like soft chain armour… [and] give the appearance of the scales of a serpent”. Smallhythe Place © National Trust / Andrew Fetherston

Ellen Terry wore this “beetle wing” dress for an 1888 performance of 'Macbeth'…

Dress interior 1813 uvm.edu  Could the Cranach gown be constructed similarly, with the front being tucked INSIDE the sides?

Bodice Interior, Australian/English Dress, I don't get it; I cannot understand why I can't get an apron front to work for me. This looks easy in theory!

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