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Dress, ca 1735 the Netherlands? (restyled ca 1770), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Shame there’s no more pictures of this.

Dress, ca 1735 the Netherlands? (restyled ca 1770), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Shame there’s no more pictures of this.

Robe à la française, ca 1770 France, the Met Museum

Robe à la française, ca 1770 France, the Met Museum

Stays, late 1760’s France, the Met Museum
Robe a l’anglaise and petticoat, ca 1770 England, Kent State
Back:

Bodice front detail:

Bodice back detail:

Robe a l’anglaise and petticoat, ca 1770 England, Kent State

Back:

Bodice front detail:

Bodice back detail:

Baptism or christening robe, ca 1770 US, Kent State
This would have probably been worn after the event as formal dress.

Baptism or christening robe, ca 1770 US, Kent State

This would have probably been worn after the event as formal dress.

Suit, ca 1770
Portrait of Princess Frederika Sophia Wilhelmina by Johann Georg Ziesenis, ca 1768-69 Germany, Royal Picture Gallery, Mauritshuis

Portrait of Princess Frederika Sophia Wilhelmina by Johann Georg Ziesenis, ca 1768-69 Germany, Royal Picture Gallery, Mauritshuis

Portrait of a Lady in Blue and Black by Johann Georg Reus, 1769 Germany, the Bowes Museum
The sitter isn’t very pretty, but the dress is interesting.  I like the idea of a black stomacher trimmed in lace on a blue bodice.

Portrait of a Lady in Blue and Black by Johann Georg Reus, 1769 Germany, the Bowes Museum

The sitter isn’t very pretty, but the dress is interesting.  I like the idea of a black stomacher trimmed in lace on a blue bodice.

Formal dress, ca 1770 France, MFA Boston
ornamentedbeing:

Talk about blasting to the past! I go from 1901 to 1770.

ornamentedbeing:

Talk about blasting to the past! I go from 1901 to 1770.

Shoes, ca 1770 England (worn in America), Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Shoes, ca 1770 England (worn in America), Museum of Fine Arts Boston

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