Favorite decades: 1910's, 1800's, 1870's
Favorite artists: Anthony van Dyck, Giovanni Boldini, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Lawrence
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“A Lady of Hindoostan”, 1800’s-1810’s London
Hindoostan or Hindustan are alternative names for India, particularly northern India.
Evening dress, ca 1800 India (probably - for the Western market), LACMA
Evening or court dress, 1911 India, Museum of London
This was worn by an Englishwoman living in India to a ceremony celebrating the coronation of King George V in June, 1911.
Dress, ca 1865 India (worn in Europe), Kent State
Mens banyan, ca 1760 England (ca 1742-43 silk), Cora Ginsburg
A banyan was a comfortable, warm, semi-fitted coat worn by fashionable men at home. They were inspired by coats worn in India which must have caught the interest of European traders.
Evening dress, 1803-07 India (worn in Europe, the UK or the US), Kent State
Silver embroidery on the hem: