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Jacket or bodice, Historic Deerfield, c. 1770-1800
From the exhibit description:
This jacket with a block printed design of flowers is based loosely on prototypes from East India and France. A nearly identical piece is in the collection of Colonial Williamsburg. Both came from the private collection of Cora Ginsburg, New York.
(photos not by me)
Miss Emma Nevada packing a snowball. New York City, 1883-1890.
Junge Dame mit Zeichengerät by Carl Christian Vogel von Vogelstein, 1816 Germany, Galerie Neue Meister (Dresden)
I love the color of her shoes
The Fortune Teller, after Matthew William Peters, 1786. Via Donald Heald.
Wow. This is one of the best 18th Century images I have ever seen. There is so much incredible detail!
On the fortune teller: No cap, hair covered by only a cloth. An elaborately trimmed but well-worn black silk-covered hat. Her cloak hood falling open so we can see the inside, especially the neckline, and that it is trimmed ‘round the face. The hem of her cloak is left raw and is unravelling and there might be a tear.
The fortune tellee (not a word…): A magnificent hat with some pretty glorious feathers- love that they are grey! The curls around her face actually look a bit like bangs which are very rare. A profusion of lace and ribbon around her neckline. A long sleeved gown or jacket (stripes!) ending in a simple white flounce.
I’m officially in love!
I need her hat.
1780s Calash. Taken from: http://olympesdiary.blogspot.com/2011/11/shopping-museumsin-winter.html
Madame Mole Raymond, Vigee Le Brun 1787.
How unfortunate to be named Mole! However, I will take her hat.
Two ladies, one holding a fan and the other a rose (artist unknown) at the Bowes Museum, c. 1770s
Their hairstyles are amazing! I want them!
Plaid robe a la francaise. 1760-75. From: http://fashionismymuse.blogspot.com/2009/04/lace-in-18th-century-france.html
I want this exact dress, so badly. I’m trying to find that exact plaid, so far, no luck.
Robes a la francaise 1770-1775, taken from: http://madameguillotine.org.uk/2011/02/28/robes-a-la-francaise-from-the-met-collection/
Portrait of Natalya Pavlovna Panina by Pimen Nikitich Orlov, 1840’s Russia