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Silk embroidered cape | Met Museum | 1795-1800
Silk embroidered jacket at KCI, c. 1790
Believe it or not, the first two photos are a reproduction of the extant jacket, which is pictured in the bottom photo, by Reine des Centfeuilles. Stunning!
“Macaroni” jacket and embroidered petticoat (French), Christie’s auction, late 1700s
Dress, 1790 England, Museum of London
Caraco jacket, LACMA, c. 1760 (altered 1780)
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Pierrot jacket and embroidered petticoat, Kyoto Costume Institute, c. 1780
Pet en l’air jacket (c. 1775) and embroidered petticoat (c. 1720), KCI
Embroidered promenade dress, Met, c. 1862-64
I may be so bold as to say that, off the top of my head, this is my favourite dress at the Met!
Embroidered Jacobean jacket, probably for maternity; V&A; 1600-1625
Embroidered jackets were popular items of dress for women in the early 17th century. This very simple unlined example represents an informal style. Unlike more fitted versions, this loose, unshaped jacket may have been worn during pregnancy