Dress Date: ca. 1725 Culture: British Medium: silk; fabric detail.
Dress I love the adorable small 18th c. capes that they attached to dresses, SO pretty!!! Date: 1735–40 Culture: French Medium: silk, flax. Credit Line: Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes, 1983
2-11-11 Dress, ca. 1735 British Heavy silk with lace pattern design woven in beige and rust on a dark brown satin ground
1746-1750 Open robe dress or mantua of white corded silk, brocaded with flower pattern in shades of brown, green, red and blue. The skirt is cut for wear over wide side-hoops and buttons over the hips. Museum of London.
Diary of a Mantua Maker: Research, 1780-85
Detail, Lady's, c.1720, Embroidered pink ribbed silk and white lace engageants. Portugal, Museu Nacional do Traje.