Detail of short sleeve Civil War Era sheer gown.

Detail of short sleeve Civil War Era sheer gown. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Wedding ensemble Date: 1808 Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton, metal, ivory Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 58 in. (147.3 cm) (b): 43 in. (109.2 cm) (c): 8 in. (20.3 cm) (d): 32 in. (81.3 cm) (e): 6 x 12 in. (15.2 x 30.5 cm) (f, g): 3 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (8.9 x 24.1 cm)

Wedding ensemble Date: 1808 Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton, metal, ivory Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 58 in.

Can you already tell I'm crazy about cotton prints? Honestly, after finishing my latest cotton print robe à l'Anglaise I hadn't been plan...

Can you already tell I'm crazy about cotton prints? Honestly, after finishing my latest cotton print robe à l'Anglaise I hadn't been plan...

Dress Date: ca. 1805 Culture: French Medium: cotton, wool, metal

Circa 1805 muslin French empire waist gown embroidered with cotton, wool, and metallic thread. One of a full set of photos I linked straight from the site.

Vers 1805/10  Robe 1er Empire en taffetas crème rosé | Villa Rosemaine

Vers 1805/10 Robe 1er Empire en taffetas crème rosé | Villa Rosemaine

The patterned cottons of the eighteenth century imitated the realistic, open florals popular in silk brocades, and Indian exporters used Western pattern books to create painted cottons that imitated the brocade styles for export. These trendy Indian painted cottons were in turn imitated by English mills producing block-printed cottons! As the nineteenth century approached and skirts and bodices became smaller and narrower, these patterns completely superceded the larger, more dramatic…

The patterned cottons of the eighteenth century imitated the realistic, open…

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American Duchess: 1785 Pierrot Jacket, back detail in sprigged white fabric, via Villa Rosemaine

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