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An adorable sunshine yellow dress dating to 1817 or 1818.

An adorable sunshine yellow dress dating to 1817 or 1818.

During the Regency era there were any number of ways to embellish a gown, from printing or painting directly on the fabric, to adding lace and other accents, or even embroidery. One method of embroidery, Tambour Work, was especially popular for it’s ease of application. Tambour is French for drum, and refers to the method of creating the embroidery. | Jane Austen Centre (Tambour-embroidered ecru cotton gauze wedding dress, 1817)

Tambour-embroidered ecru cotton gauze wedding dress, Worn by Anne Marie Velshous when she married Johan Christian Kerrn, a carpenter and fire general, in

1810-15

Robe Empire High enough neck for daytime wear. Could be paired with a spencer or shawl.

Don’t be Drab. Be Fab! While coloring on a museum gown would be a shame, coloring your costumes isn’t. I love a pretty white Regency gown, but when everyone else is wearing a white gown…

Something Other Than White: Colorful Regency Fashions 1800-1820

1810-1815, Europe Silk evening dress RMN - Grand Palais

1810-1815, Europe Silk evening dress RMN - Grand Palais

1810s dress

Living with Jane: Historical Sew Fortnightly: Challenge Eastern Infulence and The Jane Austen Festival

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