Favorite decades: 1910's, 1800's, 1870's
Favorite artists: Anthony van Dyck, Giovanni Boldini, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Lawrence
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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.
Court suit, 1770 France, The Mint Museum (Randolph Rd)
Worn to the wedding of King Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette. I’ve seen this suit a number of times in person, but I never knew this.
Mules, “time of Louis XV” (1715-74) France, Musée des Tissus de Lyon
Robe a l’anglaise and petticoat, ca 1770 England, Kent State
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.
Suit, ca 1770