Eye candy for Easter ,a gallery of 18th costume

To mark Easter  a gift of eye candy from that most delightful of eras the 18th century.

18thc blue white

I have no added individual attributions but all the images and more like them can be found by clicking on the links at the base of the post.

18thc blue gown

18thc red gown

18thc pink gown

 

blue mat fornt

mantua blue

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1740-1745-court-mantua-2

 

mantuia back

matnua full

matnua back

mantua gold back

mantiua kens

 

court matnai kensignton

 

wedding matnia

Sofia-Magdalena’s-wedding-gown-robe-de-cour-worn-at-the-wedding-at-the-Palace-Church-November-4-1766.

 

18th red back

victoria-and-albert-museum-gown1

 

 

438px-sackbackgown_140327231

18thc cuf

 

 

ma-1648847

Canon 20D Digital Capture

 

ma-1648832

 

http://www.kci.or.jp/archives/index_e.html

http://www.metmuseum.org/collection

http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-museum/museum-departments/curatorial-departments/the-costume-institute

http://www.ntprints.com/image/349270/a-mantua-court-dress-on-display

http://imatex.cdmt.es/_cat/pubindex.aspx

http://www.demodecouture.com/2006_06_01_archive.html

http://virtualmuseumofbath.com/2014/01/24/

http://isiswardrobe.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/researching-early-mantua.html

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/

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About hathawaysofhaworth

I am a Historian and author living in the north
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2 Responses to Eye candy for Easter ,a gallery of 18th costume

  1. So pretty. I can’t even begin to imagine trying to wear one of those massive dresses. Love the 2nd one (blue) in the post.

  2. Hello
    Yes they are lovely ,I loved wearing this eras costumes but I never wore anything as wide as the court mantuas

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