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Bonnet, 1800-05 France, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Bonnet. White silk with crossed tabs trimmed with cording over net lining at top; floss-covered buttons at sides and center. Heavier silk band twisted along edge; chenille and floss silk braid and net ruffles at edge. Pink silk ribbon bow on left side. Drawstring at back.

Bonnet, 1800-05 France, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Bonnet. White silk with crossed tabs trimmed with cording over net lining at top; floss-covered buttons at sides and center. Heavier silk band twisted along edge; chenille and floss silk braid and net ruffles at edge. Pink silk ribbon bow on left side. Drawstring at back.

Dress, 1800-05 Europe, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

Dress, 1800-05 Europe, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

Court dress, ca 1805, KCI
Dress, ca 1805 England, KCI
damesalamode:

oldrags:

Court dress, 1809 France, Costume Parisien
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Very lovely plate (and one I’ve never seen before!) but the date is actually 1804/1805.  Anything with the “An” on it pre-dates 1806, when they starting dating the plates with more easily recognizable years!  

Don’t mind me.  Just reblogging this for my own future reference

damesalamode:

oldrags:

Court dress, 1809 France, Costume Parisien

Click for a giant image

Very lovely plate (and one I’ve never seen before!) but the date is actually 1804/1805.  Anything with the “An” on it pre-dates 1806, when they starting dating the plates with more easily recognizable years!  

Don’t mind me.  Just reblogging this for my own future reference

Evening dress, 1800-05 England, Cora Ginsburg
Someone make this for me

Evening dress, 1800-05 England, Cora Ginsburg

Someone make this for me

Evening dress, 1803-07 India (worn in Europe, the UK or the US), Kent State
Silver embroidery on the hem:

Evening dress, 1803-07 India (worn in Europe, the UK or the US), Kent State

Silver embroidery on the hem:

Dress, ca 1805 France, MFA Boston
Bonnet, 1800-05 France, MFA Boston
Fashion plate, 1804 France, Journal des Dames et des Modes

Fashion plate, 1804 France, Journal des Dames et des Modes

Fashion plate, 1804 France, Journal des dames et des modes

Fashion plate, 1804 France, Journal des dames et des modes

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