Circa 1830 quilted corset.

Antique Embroidery Helen Flynt was enamored of textiles and amassed a staggering collection of meticulous embroidery, quilts, and clothing, including this circa 1830 quilted corset.

1834 The cut of mens trousers

Modelos de calças - [Figures of men's pants, France, Men -- Clothing & dress -- France --

28-12-11  Eugenie Hortense Auguste Napoleon de Beauharnais  1826  Joseph Karl Stieler. Something about the yellow as an accent for the white is striking and I see it a lot in my research

Joseph Karl Stieler - Eugenie Hortense Auguste Napoleon de Beauharnais princess of Leuchtenberg, Daughter of Eugene de Beauharnais and sister of Josephine de Beauharnais who became queen of Sweden. Consort of Prince Constantine of Hohenzollern-Hechingen.

Woman at her Toilet, 1835 (oil on canvas)

Woman at her Toilet, 1835 (oil on canvas) Artist: Wachsmuth, Ferdinand Nationality: French Location: Musee des Beaux-Arts, Mulhouse, France

The Adelaide boot is named for Adelaide, Queen Consort of King William IV (1830-1837) and it was introduced in Britain in the 1830s. They were very popular in Britain and caught on throughout Europe and North America by the late 1840s but fell from fashion when the front-lacing boot was introduced in the late 1850s. In the United States they were more commonly known as “gaiter boots”.

The Adelaide boot is named for Adelaide, Queen Consort of King William IV, and were introduced in Britain in the As one 1850 fashion text put it, “If the wind blows one’s skirts away from the feet, one’s ankles are not so much exposed.

Suit, Date: 1830–40 Culture: American Medium: wool, synthetic  Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art,  Accession Number: 2009.300.218a, b

Date: Culture: American Medium: wool, synthetic Dimensions: Length at CB: 38 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Zig-zag patterned cotton lisle evening gloves, American, 1830-35. Lisle, the knitted fabric used in these gloves, employs a highly refined cotton that has the look and softness of silk. This allows for the creation of an intricate pattern such as the zig zag example here. The open finger tips are an unusual feature that adds to their interest.

Lisle, the knitted fabric used in these gloves, employs a highly refined cotton that has the look and softness of silk. This allows for the creation of an intricate pattern such as the zig zag example here

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