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Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg by anonymous, 1770’s Germany

Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg by anonymous, 1770’s Germany

Königin Elisabeth Christine by Antoine Pesne, ca 1740 Germany, Museen Nord

Königin Elisabeth Christine by Antoine Pesne, ca 1740 Germany, Museen Nord

Evening dress, ca 1900 (but listed as 1875-90 for some reason) Germany, Lippisches Landesmuseum

Evening dress, ca 1900 (but listed as 1875-90 for some reason) Germany, Lippisches Landesmuseum

Childrens dress, ca 1600 Germany, Lippisches Landesmuseum
Just when I think I’ve seen everything the distant past has left to offer, I get proven completely wrong.

Childrens dress, ca 1600 Germany, Lippisches Landesmuseum

Just when I think I’ve seen everything the distant past has left to offer, I get proven completely wrong.

Dress designed by Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill, 1920 Germany

Dress designed by Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill, 1920 Germany

Portrait of a Lady in Blue and Black by Johann Georg Reus, 1769 Germany, the Bowes Museum
The sitter isn’t very pretty, but the dress is interesting.  I like the idea of a black stomacher trimmed in lace on a blue bodice.

Portrait of a Lady in Blue and Black by Johann Georg Reus, 1769 Germany, the Bowes Museum

The sitter isn’t very pretty, but the dress is interesting.  I like the idea of a black stomacher trimmed in lace on a blue bodice.

Robe a la francaise, mid-18th century Germany, Modemuseum im Schloss Ludwigsburg

Robe a la francaise, mid-18th century Germany, Modemuseum im Schloss Ludwigsburg

Robe a la polonaise, ca 1785 Germany, Modemuseum im Schloss Ludwigsburg

Robe a la polonaise, ca 1785 Germany, Modemuseum im Schloss Ludwigsburg

Robe a l’anglaise, ca 1780 Germany, Landesmuseum Wurttemberg

Robe a l’anglaise, ca 1780 Germany, Landesmuseum Wurttemberg

Court (?) dress, mid-18th century Germany, Modemuseum im Schloss Ludwigsburg

Court (?) dress, mid-18th century Germany, Modemuseum im Schloss Ludwigsburg

Multiple pieces.
Stays: ca 1780 United Kingdom (England)
Hoop petticoat: ca 1750-80 United Kingdom (England)
Chemise: ca 1775-1800 United Kingdom (England)
Shoes: 1770’s Germany or Italy
Taken by b0dice-g0ddess at the LACMA

Multiple pieces.

Stays: ca 1780 United Kingdom (England)

Hoop petticoat: ca 1750-80 United Kingdom (England)

Chemise: ca 1775-1800 United Kingdom (England)

Shoes: 1770’s Germany or Italy

Taken by b0dice-g0ddess at the LACMA

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