Afternoon dress, ca 1785 England, the Victoria & Albert Museum “ In the and printed cotton fabrics began to replace silk in popularity for women’s gowns. The material of this gown has a dotted ground and is printed in a repeating pattern.
LACMA England Woman’s Dress (open robe and petticoat), circa Costume/clothing principle attire/entire body, Brocaded silk taffeta; linen-lined bodice, Center back of dress: 62 in. center front of petticoat: 37 in.
century woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in floral, skirt in a different floral, apron in plaid/checks, and cap in floral) - From "An album containing 90 fine water color paintings of costumes." Turin : [s.