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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.

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.

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.

(Source: mintmuseum.org)

Mules, “time of Louis XV” (1715-74) France, Musée des Tissus de Lyon

Mules, “time of Louis XV” (1715-74) France, Musée des Tissus de Lyon

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

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

Dress, ca 1770 England, KCI
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
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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