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There is nothing I don’t like about this dress - the low V-back, the lace-like edges, the different fabric on the sleeves, the SHEER LOWER SKIRT PANEL! Omg. Such a fan. (and those SHOES!)
Evening dress from La Belle Assembleé, 1811
Jumper dress at Centraal Museum, 1810
Top: Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna by George Dawe, 1810s-20s
Bottom left: Girl with a Letter by Adriaan de Lelie, c. 1810s?
Bottom right: Elisabeth, Amalie, and Maximiliane of Bavaria by Stieler, 1814
Conversation dans un parc by Boilly, 1790s-1810s
Check out that mismatched ensemble!
I’ve decided which of my inspiration dresses is my absolute favorite - the lovely American example from (where else) the Metropolitan Museum! c. 1810-15, Met Museum Thanks to the high resolution photographs and detail shots on the Met’s website, I was able to decipher things about this…
Shirt | Met Museum | 1816-17
This lovely linen shirt is what Mr. Darcy would have underneath!
One of my favourite military-inspired pieces:
Spencer, Underbodice and Skirt | KCI | c. 1815