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1770s - 18th century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in stripes, skirt in stripes with floral overprinted, apron in a different floral) - From "An album containing 90 fine water color paintings of costumes." Turin : [s.n.] , [ca.1775].  In the collection of the Bunka Fashion College in Japan.

1770s - 18th century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in stripes, skirt in stripes with floral overprinted, apron in a different floral) - From "An album containing 90 fine water color paintings of costumes." Turin : [s.n.] , [ca.1775]. In the collection of the Bunka Fashion College in Japan.

Newsletter no. 7-2007

Late Century Shortgowns from Kallfors, Sweden, Durán Textiles, Newsletter no.

Coat (bed gown) Date: third quarter 18th century Culture: American Medium: linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 26 1/2 in. (67.3 cm) Length at CF: 21 in. (53.3 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Alice Raphael, 1937 Accession Number: C.I.37.2

Coat (bed gown) Date: third quarter 18th century Culture: American Medium: linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 26 1/2 in. (67.3 cm) Length at CF: 21 in. (53.3 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Alice Raphael, 1937 Accession Number: C.I.37.2

18th century morning dress. British Museum Museum number 2010,7081.447 Description Recto Morning; a young woman shown three-quarters length sitting to right on the edge of her curtained bed, at her breakfast table, lifting her right arm as as she draws her dressing-gown across her with the other hand and looking towards the viewer; a window in the background; from a set of the times of day; after Mercier; proof before letters. Mezzotint with some etching

18th century morning dress. British Museum Museum number 2010,7081.447 Description Recto Morning; a young woman shown three-quarters length sitting to right on the edge of her curtained bed, at her breakfast table, lifting her right arm as as she draws her dressing-gown across her with the other hand and looking towards the viewer; a window in the background; from a set of the times of day; after Mercier; proof before letters. Mezzotint with some etching

Quilted linen shortgown, ca 1750.  KM 2463 :: kofta  Vit, matelasserad i blommor, blad och långa slingrande stjälkar. Halvlång ärm, vilken går i ett stycke med rygg och framstycke, s.k. kimono-modell. Brunfläckig (nov. 1994).

Quilted linen shortgown, ca 1750. KM 2463 :: kofta Vit, matelasserad i blommor, blad och långa slingrande stjälkar. Halvlång ärm, vilken går i ett stycke med rygg och framstycke, s.k. kimono-modell. Brunfläckig (nov. 1994).

1731. Detail of "The Green Grocer" by Willem van Mieris. Her bedgown is brown with rust trimming. She does not wear a cap, even though she is out in public.  Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- Netherlands. 18th century Dutch costume. Jacket. Bedgown.

1731. Detail of "The Green Grocer" by Willem van Mieris. Her bedgown is brown with rust trimming. She does not wear a cap, even though she is out in public. Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- Netherlands. 18th century Dutch costume. Jacket. Bedgown.

* Welsh  betgwn is sometimes pinned or buttoned up for work Welsh costume is called Pais a Betgwn, which is usually translated into English as 'Petticoat and Bedgown". It was mostly made of locally woven wool, in various shades of black, gray, brown, red, and occasionally blue. Locally available dyes were used, which gave rise to regional tendencies in color, for example red was most common by the shore, as the red dye was extracted from shellfish. Much of this cloth was woven in checks…

* Welsh betgwn is sometimes pinned or buttoned up for work Welsh costume is called Pais a Betgwn, which is usually translated into English as 'Petticoat and Bedgown". It was mostly made of locally woven wool, in various shades of black, gray, brown, red, and occasionally blue. Locally available dyes were used, which gave rise to regional tendencies in color, for example red was most common by the shore, as the red dye was extracted from shellfish. Much of this cloth was woven in checks…

detail of "The Kitchen at Sandpit Gate" (Windsor, England) by Paul Sandby, circa 1752. A watercolour drawing of a maid standing at a window in a domestic interior, making pats of butter at a table, surrounded by dairy equipment. Her bedgown (jacket) is white with blue stripes, her apron is white with blue lines forming squares, and her petticoat (skirt) is dark blue with black lines forming a diagonal latticework. Her white ruffled cap is tied with a pink ribbon.

detail of "The Kitchen at Sandpit Gate" (Windsor, England) by Paul Sandby, circa 1752. A watercolour drawing of a maid standing at a window in a domestic interior, making pats of butter at a table, surrounded by dairy equipment. Her bedgown (jacket) is white with blue stripes, her apron is white with blue lines forming squares, and her petticoat (skirt) is dark blue with black lines forming a diagonal latticework. Her white ruffled cap is tied with a pink ribbon.

1770s - 18th century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in stripes with flowers in between stripes, skirt in stripes, neckerchief in plaid/checks) - From "An album containing 90 fine water color paintings of costumes." Turin : [s.n.] , [ca.1775]. In the collection of the Bunka Fashion College in Japan. Underneath the illustration the word "Dutch" is handwritten in pencil. - Netherlands

A Revelation About Late 18th Century Dress

1770s - 18th century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in stripes with flowers in between stripes, skirt in stripes, neckerchief in plaid/checks) - From "An album containing 90 fine water color paintings of costumes." Turin : [s.n.] , [ca.1775]. In the collection of the Bunka Fashion College in Japan. Underneath the illustration the word "Dutch" is handwritten in pencil. - Netherlands

Interior with a seated woman tatting; bird in a cage on the wall to left.  c.1770s Mezzotint

Interior with a seated woman tatting; bird in a cage on the wall to left. c.1770s Mezzotint