Explore 18th Century Fashion, 18th Century Dress, and more!

Gentleman's Court Suit, French, 1770. (worn to wedding of Marie Antoinette). Mint Museum.

Gentleman's Court Suit Created: 1770 Note: Worn to wedding of Marie Antoinette Accession Number:

Court Suit - 1770, British - The Mint Museum

Gentleman's Court Suit circa 1770 (, - present) Place object was created: Great Britain silk Museum Purchase: Auxiliary Costume Fund and Exchange Funds from the Gift of Harry and Mary Dalton

A GENTLEMAN'S SUIT OF UNCUT BLACK VELVET  MID 18TH CENTURY, comprising frockcoat, waistcoat and breeches in soot-black velvet "This suit is unusual in being rather more prosaic that the more commonly found and elaborately decorated court suits. While black suits are often seen in 'conversation pieces', they are much more seldom found in the flesh."

A GENTLEMAN'S SUIT OF UNCUT BLACK VELVET MID 18TH CENTURY, comprising frockcoat, waistcoat and breeches in soot-black velvet "This suit is unusual in being rather more prosaic that the more commonly found and elaborately decorated court suits. While black suits are often seen in 'conversation pieces', they are much more seldom found in the flesh."

This hunting suit was a gift for Christian VII of Denmark and Norway from Louis XV in 1768 when Christian VII visited France. Description from thisisversaillesmadame.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Hunting suit presented by Louis XV to Christian VII of Denmark, and displayed at the Versailles exhibition on Court Pomp and Royal Ceremony last spring.

Evening or court suit, late 18th century England

Evening or court suit, late 18th century England

1800-1810 Court dress for men in the early 19th century retained many features of 18th-century dress. These included breeches, a waistcoat with short skirts, and a coat with curving back fronts. The dark, figured velvet continues a fashion in evening dress that began in the 1790s.

Coat

Court dress for men in the early century retained many features of dress. These included breeches, a waistcoat with short skirts, and a coat with curving back fronts. The dark, figured velvet continues a fashion in evening dress that began in the

Bergère lining

Bergères and Bonnets – Part I

One of the earliest hats in the Snowshill costume collection is a mid c. To the modern eye this hat appears a bland piece of head wear when we think of Georgian fashions; images o…

Pinterest
Search