Rate the Dress: a 1770s belle in lacy bells?

Rate the Dress: a 1770s belle in lacy bells? (The Dreamstress)

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Kyoto Costume Institute Switzerland - Material: White "bouillonné" silk satin with polychrome silk, chenille threads and flowers of fly fringe.

a embroidered satin open robe, Chinese for the European market, 1770s, the fabric c.1755-60

An embroidered satin open robe, Chinese made for the European market Fabric created embroidered in imitation of a brocade with bouquets of flowers tied with blue ribbons…via trouvais

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Pinned Stomacher. So apparently the stomachers were just pinned, ouch. The stomacher idea is ingenious. It allowed a fit to many shapes and weights before you have to make a whole new dress to fit.

An Appetite for Fashion Decadence: A Brief History of Stomachers

the bakers museum | napels

Belgian artist creates elaborate dresses out of simple sheets of paper - Isabelle de Borchgrave

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