Regency 1825 #historical #costume

OMG that dress!

Regency Inspiration /Mourning evening dress, Scotland, the Victoria & Albert Museum This black velvet evening dress was worn Jane Johnstone niece of William Jardine founder of Hong Kong merchants Jardine, Matheson & Co. Old Rags

Phebe Caroline Jones wore this blue brocade empire gown around the time of her 1824 marriage to Samuel Finley Patterson, a prominent politician and railroad executive. Jones grew up on Palmyra Plantation in Wilkes (present-day Caldwell) County, the daughter of a War of 1812 commander and granddaughter of a Revolutionary War leader. She and her husband inherited Palmyra after her father’s death. #TextileTuesday

A dress for Honoria, heroine of Just Like Heaven by Julia Quinn. I always think of her in purples and blues--JQ. silk, extra sleeve to make the gown a day dress.


Evening dress National Trust Inventory Number 1363292 Category Costume Date 1818 - 1820 Materials Book muslin, Metal, Satin, Silk wool mix Measurements Place of origin Collection Killerton, Devon (Accredited Museum)

Court Presentation Dress 1828 The Metropolitan Museum of...

Court Presentation Dress 1828 The Metropolitan Museum of... (OMG that dress!)

Romantic Era Court dress Date: ca. 1828 Culture: probably German Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: Length at CB: 52 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts from Various Donors, 1983 Accession Number:

Why did we stop dressing so feminine  pretty?  I think I just couldn't have a ho-hum day if I were wearing this around the house!

CUSTOM RESERVED Blue Regency Jane Austen Embroidered Gown Dress stole, fichu & headpiece<< I'm pretty sure this is one of Meredith or Constance's dresses ;

vestido negro para la tarde.

Black silk net evening dress, English, about over reproduction silk under-dress.

Ephemeral Elegance | Cotton Dress with Eyelet Lace Trim, ca. 1820-22...

1820 - 1822 ca. Gown of white cotton, garnished with bouillonnées of white Batiste, along the bottom edge a scalloped edge of English embroidery.

Dress 1817-1820 The Victoria & Albert Museum

oldrags: “ Walking dress, UK, the Victoria & Albert Museum “ Echoes of military uniform give this walking dress a masculine flourish. The curving satin bands applied to the front of the spencer are reminiscent of the parallel lines of.

Embroidered White Cotton Dress - French - 1804-1814 - Front View

Dress Date: Culture: French Medium: cotton Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1907 Accession Number:

Evening dress, c.1920s

Evening dress, c.1920s