Robe à la Française, detail - French - the MET [Nice view showing the plain fabric of the top/back of the petticoat, hidden under the gown, as well as the drawstrings for arranging over side hoops and the hook and ring that closes the waistband.
Dress and petticoat of fine white Indian muslin embellished with elaborate tambour embroidery: 1790 -- High quality art prints, framed prints, canvases -- Museum of London Prints. The lacing makes me think it might be a good gown for maternity wear.
Historial Costume Galleries at Lotherton Hall Lotherton's holdings of historical costume have their roots in the Sanderson collection bought by Leeds City Art Galleries in Especially rich in eighteenth-century dresses and fine suits the collection ha
If you love embroidery, you won’t miss this DIY embroidery technique, the flowers are a creative extension of french knot that looks pretty whether you use thread or yarn. They are great for handmade bedding, garment, curtains and more.
Stomacher detail, ‘The Wedding dress’, The Duchess exhibition at Berrington Hall, April 1st – June 31st 2014