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Bonnets since 1776, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français
Row 1: Petit Bonnet rond du matin mis en laitiere avec deux boucles tombantes de chaque côté, Bonnet à la Moresque orné de fleurs et de perles
Row 2: Bonnet négligé avec un fichu à trois pointes, Nouvelle Baigneuse à grandes barbes

Bonnets since 1776, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français

Row 1: Petit Bonnet rond du matin mis en laitiere avec deux boucles tombantes de chaque côté, Bonnet à la Moresque orné de fleurs et de perles

Row 2: Bonnet négligé avec un fichu à trois pointes, Nouvelle Baigneuse à grandes barbes

Bonnets, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français
Row 1: Bonnet rond avec un Serre-tête noué négligemment, Bonnet rond avec un mouchoir noue en marmote et un ruban noué en cocarde (pretty catchy)
Row 2: Cornette retroussée à la laitiere, Baigneuse a la frivolité

Bonnets, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français

Row 1: Bonnet rond avec un Serre-tête noué négligemment, Bonnet rond avec un mouchoir noue en marmote et un ruban noué en cocarde (pretty catchy)

Row 2: Cornette retroussée à la laitiere, Baigneuse a la frivolité

Bonnets, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français
Row 1: Baigneuse, Bonnet dun nouveau gout
Row 2: Chapeau d’un nouveau gout, Bonnet au mystere ou Chien Couchant

Bonnets, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français

Row 1: Baigneuse, Bonnet dun nouveau gout

Row 2: Chapeau d’un nouveau gout, Bonnet au mystere ou Chien Couchant

Bonnets since 1776, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français
Row 1: Bonnet à la Victoire, la Candeur
Row 2: Bonnet au Levant, le Parterre galant

Bonnets since 1776, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français

Row 1: Bonnet à la Victoire, la Candeur

Row 2: Bonnet au Levant, le Parterre galant

Bonnets, 1780 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français
Row 1: Bonnet au Hérisson, Baigneuse en Marmotte
Row 2: Bonnet rond à la Paysanne, le même Bonnet ou de côté

Bonnets, 1780 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français

Row 1: Bonnet au Hérisson, Baigneuse en Marmotte

Row 2: Bonnet rond à la Paysanne, le même Bonnet ou de côté

Bonnets since 1776, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français
Row 1: Moyen Bonnet à la Frivolité, Nouveau Bonnet au Croissant
Row 2: Bonnet d’un gout nouveau, Bonnet à la plume de Paon

Bonnets since 1776, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français

Row 1: Moyen Bonnet à la Frivolité, Nouveau Bonnet au Croissant

Row 2: Bonnet d’un gout nouveau, Bonnet à la plume de Paon

Bonnets since 1776, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français
Row 1: Bonnet aux Bouillons, Bonnet à la paysanne d’un nouveau gout
Row 2: Bonnet aux Clochettes, Bonnet au Pouf

Bonnets since 1776, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français

Row 1: Bonnet aux Bouillons, Bonnet à la paysanne d’un nouveau gout

Row 2: Bonnet aux Clochettes, Bonnet au Pouf

Hood, 18th century US (New England), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Hood with short cape attached. Cream-colored figured silk. Lined with cream-colored silk. Trimmed with bobbin lace. Some holes, stained and spotted.

Hood, 18th century US (New England), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Hood with short cape attached. Cream-colored figured silk. Lined with cream-colored silk. Trimmed with bobbin lace. Some holes, stained and spotted.

Men’s formal suit, 1770’s France, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Coat: purple silk satin embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in chain stitch in floral motif at front line, vents, collar, cuffs pockets and flaps, buttons; stand-up collar, round cuffs with three buttons, padded upper chest, white silk satin lining. Breeches: purple silk satin, small fall, two fob and side pockets, brace buttons, embroidered knee bands and buttons, white fustian lining.

Men’s formal suit, 1770’s France, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Coat: purple silk satin embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in chain stitch in floral motif at front line, vents, collar, cuffs pockets and flaps, buttons; stand-up collar, round cuffs with three buttons, padded upper chest, white silk satin lining. Breeches: purple silk satin, small fall, two fob and side pockets, brace buttons, embroidered knee bands and buttons, white fustian lining.

Formal dress, 1770’s France (made of Chinese silk), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Louis XVI-style formal dress and petticoat of Chinese white silk with polychrome painted serpentine floral motifs. Robe: round neckline trimmed with pleated ruffle and cording, fitted bodice, sack (Watteau) back with two panels of pleats, elbow length fitted sleeves with double asymmetrical ruffles trimmed as neckline, moderate panier accomodating skirt with fullness pleated over pnaier into V-front natural waistline, front panels trimmed with ruffled ruching and corded trim; white linen bodice and sleeve linings. Underskirt: appliqued ruffled ruching on front, drawstrings at waist. 3 trimmed bows. Panel of same fabric. (Cf. 43.1633)

Formal dress, 1770’s France (made of Chinese silk), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Louis XVI-style formal dress and petticoat of Chinese white silk with polychrome painted serpentine floral motifs. Robe: round neckline trimmed with pleated ruffle and cording, fitted bodice, sack (Watteau) back with two panels of pleats, elbow length fitted sleeves with double asymmetrical ruffles trimmed as neckline, moderate panier accomodating skirt with fullness pleated over pnaier into V-front natural waistline, front panels trimmed with ruffled ruching and corded trim; white linen bodice and sleeve linings. Underskirt: appliqued ruffled ruching on front, drawstrings at waist. 3 trimmed bows. Panel of same fabric. (Cf. 43.1633)

Dress, ca 1745 (restyled ca 1760) England, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Yellow silk brocaded with polychrome silks in floral motifs. Robe: neck and front lines with matching bands of ruching; sack (Watteau) back with stitched-down pleats; short fitted sleeves with double asymmetrical ruffles; panier accomodating skirt with slits at hipline, fullness knife-pleated into waistline; linen bodice lining. Underskirt: fullness pleated into tie-tape waistband; scallped ruffle and ruching in ribbon motif applied to front.

Dress, ca 1745 (restyled ca 1760) England, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Yellow silk brocaded with polychrome silks in floral motifs. Robe: neck and front lines with matching bands of ruching; sack (Watteau) back with stitched-down pleats; short fitted sleeves with double asymmetrical ruffles; panier accomodating skirt with slits at hipline, fullness knife-pleated into waistline; linen bodice lining. Underskirt: fullness pleated into tie-tape waistband; scallped ruffle and ruching in ribbon motif applied to front.

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