1816 fashions (or thereabouts)

Clothing for my "seasonal brides" series -- the Autumn Bride, The Winter Bride, etc. set around 1816. These are the kind of dresses my heroines might be wearing (and Daisy might be making)
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c 1800 White cotton gauze dress embroidered with bouquet pattern at bodice front and hem. Kyoto Fashion Institute item AC5464 86-42-2

c 1800 White cotton gauze dress embroidered with bouquet pattern at bodice front and hem. Kyoto Fashion Institute item wish I had this for my wedding dress

ca. 1820, British

Dress Date: ca. 1820 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1966 Accession Number:

Evening dress, c1810, embroidered cotton

Dress, Evening Date: ca. 1810 Culture: French Medium: cotton, metallic thread Dimensions: Length: 53 in.

Pelisse, 1820. Look at the detail work on this!!!! Petal caps on the sleeves, pointed scalloping on the collar. Braid at the cuffs and shoulders, and along the seams on the bodice. Wow!!!

Natalie Garbett - Maker of Historical Clothing and Costumes (Fichu): Pelisse in the Museum of London and Fashion in Focus

Black silk net evening dress, English, about 1817-1820. (Under-dress is a reproduction made of silk.)

Black silk net evening dress, English, about over reproduction silk under-dress.

Spencer and Evening dress, c 1815

Regency night and day dresses. Spencer Silk brocade, velvet, and fringe England Evening dress Yellow silk dobby, silk ribbon England.

Absolutely a favourite fashion plate and blue spencer with beige dress. Costume parisien, 1810

From a sweet blue jacket - you'll find how this "Spencer" jacket got its name! See the fashion figure inspired by this fashion plate when the exhibit opens Memorial Day weekend!

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