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Zaans Stikwerk | Modemuze

Gown Century The Victoria & Albert Museum “Quilting was a popular form of needlework in the century. Both decorative and practical, it was used on clothing and furnishings such as bedcovers and hangings. Quilted furnishings were often.

Apparel Worn by and Goods Issued to Female Followers of American Troops Don N. Hagist, “She was very fond of soldiers,” The Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXIX, no. 2 (Summer 2000), 15-16.Don N. Hagist, “The Women of Fort Jefferson” (goods issued to individuals at a Kentucky fort, 1780-1781), The Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXX, no. 1 (Spring 2000), 21-23.

Ladies of August County Militia

Girl's Chinese Silk  1770's jacket, of imperial yellow silk damask, the design with full blown flowers, their stems wound with leaves, with scoop neck and front opening with hooks and eyes, full skirt to the sides and back, the back with a central seam and a lower horizontal waist seam, simple sleeves with back seam, lined with same shade of yellow glazed linen.

Girl's jacket, China for the Western market, Imperial yellow silk damask, the design with full blown flowers, their stems wound with leaves. The young lady who owned this must have been very wealthy to be wearing expensive silk made for the export market

5 18th Century Clothing Ideas that Need to Come Back into Fashion

Style comes back around on itself in a circular motion, right? So it's about time these five examples of century elegance be incorporated into our modern world, from hand fans to Caraco coats.

Detail sleeve, "Merveilleuses" caraco, France, c. 1795-1800. Silk pekin taffeta green and blue brocaded with small moons and bouquets. Fully piped with pale yellow braid. Long sleeves oversized and widely covering hands, six buttons on each handle.

Detail sleeve, "Merveilleuses" caraco, France, c. Silk pekin taffeta green and blue brocaded with small moons and bouquets. Fully piped with pale yellow braid. Long sleeves oversized and widely covering hands, six buttons on each handle.