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Very rare & large 18th century French folk art copper water carrier, circa 1750 #Frenchearly18thcentury

Very rare & large century French folk art copper water carrier, circa 1750

Silk sack back gown, trimmed with silk fringe, lined with linen, hand-sewn 1760

Sack back

Sack back gown ca. 1760 Sack back gown Place of origin: Great Britain, united kingdom Materials and Techniques: Silk, trimmed with silk cord, braid and ribbon, lined with linen

Silk and linen, hand woven and hand sewn in 1735-1749, silver, gold, parchment Engageantes of an 18th century sack back gown ca. 1765. Antonia Roxton wears exquisite sleeve ruffles such as this. AUTUMN DUCHESS

Sack back

detail: Silk and linen, hand woven and hand sewn, silver, gold, parchment. Sleeve of an century sack back gown- The Victoria Museum. Why couldn't this still be in style by the end of the century?

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Overdress

Woman's overdress of hand-painted and dyed cotton, Coromandel Coast, ca.

Hotel de Rohan Soubise, Paris by 18th century architect Germain Boffrand 1735–40

I want these windows Hotel de Rohan Soubise, Paris by century architect Germain Boffrand

Female Anatomical Figure.  Probably Italian, 18th century  Science Museum, London.

Female Anatomical Figure Probably Italian, century Science Museum/SSPL The covering of the torso lifts off to reveal the internal organs. They demonstrate a knowledge of anatomy, but are not detailed enough to have been used for advanced teaching.

Short, diaphragm-length pair of cotton stays (corset) with silk embroidery and linen lining, possibly French or British, ca. 1790.

Stays

short, diaphragm-length pair of cotton stays (corset) with silk embroidery and linen lining, french or british, 1790

French Antique Handmade lace. 18th Century Alençon Needle Lace. Rare French 18th C lace Point dAleçon This border of Alençon lace is all that is left of an 18th century silk and mother-of-pearl fan. The hand painted silk fabric s crumbling but the linen lace is in near perfect condition! Extraordinary! This lace is true Alençon lace- considered to be the most beautiful (and the most labour intensive!) of all French laces. Ive been doing research and according to Dentelles de France by M…

Rare French C lace Point dAleçon This border of Alençon lace is all that is left of an century silk and mother-of-pearl fan. The hand painted silk fabric s crumbling but the linen l

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