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Regency-Women Set 3 | Richard Jenkins Photography

Empire Waistline dress: a dress that has a fitted bodice ending just below the bust, giving a high-waisted appearance.

Chapeau a la Pamela. France, circa 1810. Natalie Ferguson's notes: narrowness of straw braid, height of crown, how hat sits on the head; straw trim at brim, width of hat ribbon trims.

Chapeau a la Pamela. France, circa Natalie Ferguson's notes: narrowness of straw braid, height of crown, how hat sits on the head; straw trim at brim, width of hat ribbon trims.

Dress, early 19th Century (c1800)

Cotton with woven in pattern, Swedish, early Kulturen, Lund, museum nr. KM 1802

The good fortune and comforts of Regency living were not extended to those in service. The basement is a vast space laid out for the needs of the working environment and incorporates some spartan living accommodation for the servants. The family employed between eight and twelve servants who were given food and accommodation as part of their wages. Some would live in the attic bedrooms and above the stables, but if these rooms were full, they might have to sleep in the servants’ hall and…

The good fortune and comforts of Regency living were not extended to those in…

Town dress with chemisette owned by Empress Josephine, First Empire

Town dress with chemisette owned by Empress Josephine, First Empire From the Chateau de Malmaision Costume Collection app: “ “This high-waisted dress with its square, low-cut neckline and decorated.