LOT 91 MUSLIN DRESS with CREWEL EMBROIDERY, AMERICAN, 1810 - whitakerauction
White cotton embroidered with pink, red and olive green posies, having fall-open bodice and long sleeve with slightly puffed cuff, front neckline edged in three ruched bands, bodice back and sides lined in cotton, center back gathered, narrow tie threaded through two loops at back. DLM tag. B-32, L 48-51. (Several period mends, snaps added to bodice oxidized, scattered small holes mainly in the hem area) good. 1560
Original 1810 Antique Regency Reticule Purse, Boat Shaped, Work Bag, Sewing Etui
A rare regency era silk sewing basket/ reticule dating from the early 1800 to 1820 period. Fashionable ladies carried their needlework in this type of drawstring purse, which was fitted with a box as the base. French in origin, having a striped woven silk drawstring body with the tell tale boat shaped base made from fabric covered card. One of a pair from the same collection, each sold individually. Size: Height 7" (18 cm), base width 8" (20 cm) by 3.25" (8.5 cm Condition: Sound and strong…
Evening overdress | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Silk and linen evening overdress, British, 1797-99. This lovely overdress indicates the fine craftsmanship and textiles used at the end of the 18th century to coordinate with the exaggerated fashions of the high waist, large headdresses and skimpy silhouettes.