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mid 1700's Gorgeous Brocade Fabric Ballgown possibly redesigned in 1840's with Additional Original Sleeves.

[Gown, fabric, apparently older. mid Gorgeous Brocade Fabric Ballgown possibly redesigned in with Additional Original Sleeves!

"c. mid 1700's Gorgeous Brocade Fabric Ballgown possibly redesigned in 1840's with Additional Original Sleeves! In remarkable condition!!!!! Two museum experts' opinion, the exquisite multicolored floral brocade on moire champagne colored silk faille fabric that makes up this gown is from the mid-1700's."

Gorgeous Brocade Ballgown with Additional Original Sleeves

Mourning dress Date: ca. 1848 Culture: American Medium: silk Accession Number: 1994.575.3

Mourning dress Date: late Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 49 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Richard Martin, 1994 Accession Number: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Robe à la Française - 1750-1775 - The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1770 Woman's Closed Robe of Silk embroidery on silk-and-linen satin; linen lining, Probably English. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, USA.

Dinner Dress  1840  The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1840 Dinner Dress via The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.--cinnamon seems to have been a popular color in California, and the ruffled skirt is seen in paintings of Californio day dresses. Most of the trading ships came from Boston.

Ballgown, 1780-85 France, Musée des Tissus de Lyon  This dress, also called “robe parée”, is a ball dress. The skirt is worn over a pannier which, early 1780, was less ample than the one used under the dress “à la française”. The decoration consists of appliqué painted flowers, gauze flounces and extremely refined embroideries. It exemplifies the dresses Rose Bertin, Marie-Antoinette’s dressmaker, used to create for the queen.

Ballgown, France, Musée des Tissus de Lyon This dress, also called “robe parée”, is a ball dress. The skirt is worn over a pannier .

c. 1775-85  The Met says: “It is rare to have a young girl’s dress from the eighteenth century in good condition which makes this piece very valuable. The textile is of interest for it is elegant, rich in color and texture. Additionally, it is quite eye-catching, changing in the light as the wearer moves.”

Dress Date: Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 52 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, H.

1840s madras day dress; fan front, tight sleeves with scalloped caps, brass hook & eye back closure, bust: 33"; waist: 23"; length: 53-55", underarm repair, small period patches

Madras Day Dress, Augusta Auctions, April 2009 Vintage Fashion and Textile Auction, Lot 122

Evening dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 61 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mae Schenck, 1963 Accession Number:

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