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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.

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Evening dress, 1805-10 UK (probably), the Met Museum
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Dress, 1805-10 France, Les Arts Décoratifs
Evening dress, 1805-10 France (possibly), the V&A Museum
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
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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

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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

Dress, 1805-10, Mode Museum
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:

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