Evening Dress, October 1811 - CandiceHern.com
"A sea-green crape dress, vandyked round the petticoat, and ornamented with large beads; a full drapery over the shoulders and confined in the back with a pearl band, ornamented round the neck and down the back with beads. ..."
Full Dresses, June 1801 - CandiceHern.com
"The Egyptian dress made of white and buff-coloured muslin. The buff muslin forms a drapery which is fastened on the right shoulder with a clasp ..."
Afternoon Dresses, June 1800 - CandiceHern.com
"An under dress of pink muslin, with lace tucker, over which a gown of white muslin, open in front, and fastened with gold buttons or clasps. The sleeves pink, with a fulness of white muslin ..."
Inspiration – Regency back’s
One of the most characteristic things about regency dresses is the patterning of the back. Specifically, a very narrow back panel at the bottom, sleeves set far back and shoulder seams behind the s…
Reflections upon Historic Knitting at the End of a Year of Completion – Part Three
Costume Parisien (1802) French School coloured engraving Archives Charmet I have been knitting and making reproductions since childhood. My techniques and research skills as well as the availability of patterns and access to surviving objects for study have increased over the years but so have some bad habits. During the course of knitting so many historical reproductions this past year, I have had pondered the whole process, and in this penultimate post on this topic, I would like to offer…
Fashion Plate, 'Full Dress for Decr. 1798' for 'Lady's Monthly Museum'
Fashion Plate (Full Dress for Decr. 1798) England, London, 1798 Prints; etchings Hand-colored etching on paper