Sew 18th Century: green apron. striped fichu

Sew Century: green apron tied in front."at the Inn door" pinning for chemise sleeves, striped fichu, and cute cap.

Detail of "Broken Eggs" by Jean-Baptiste Greuze, 1756. Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- France. 18th century, French. She is wearing a white chemise, brown petticoat (skirt), green bodice with tied-on sleeves, white neckerchief, a white & blue striped apron, and black leather shoes with laces. She wears a white cap that appears to be made of several layers of stiffened cloth pinned together (possibly a cap or caul with 2 napkin-like pieces pinned over it?)

Broken Eggs

Detail of "Broken Eggs" by Jean-Baptiste Greuze, 1756. Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- France. 18th century, French. She is wearing a white chemise, brown petticoat (skirt), green bodice with tied-on sleeves, white neckerchief, a white & blue striped apron, and black leather shoes with laces. She wears a white cap that appears to be made of several layers of stiffened cloth pinned together (possibly a cap or caul with 2 napkin-like pieces pinned over it?)

1740 - 1760. Detail of "Vrolijk gezelschap" (The Merry Company) by Jan Jozef Horemans II (Flemish painter). Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- Belgium. 18th century Flemish costume. She wears a green jacket with darker green edging. Her black or dark brown petticoat has a red binding at the hem. She has another petticoat underneath, perhaps navy blue. Demonstrating one of the many ways in which the top skirt can be pulled up and tucked into the waistband.

1740 - Detail of "Vrolijk gezelschap" (The Merry Company) by Jan Jozef Horemans II (Flemish painter).

I really like this little painting by Leonard Defrance, called "The Breakfast" Not sure of the date - looking at the styling I'm thinking 1770s.

Notice the camisole tied over the chemise with red ribbons. Second half of century Source of Entry: Sheremetev Palace Museum, Leningrad.

A young woman shown three-quarters length to left, wearing a frilled cap, gown with a patterned fichu and apron, washing linen in a bucket of water; after Mercier; republished state.  Hand-coloured mezzotint

Recto A young woman shown three-quarters length to left, wearing a frilled cap, gown with a patterned fichu and apron, washing linen in a bucket of water; after Mercier; Hand-coloured mezzotint © The Trustees of the British Museum

1740 - 1760. Detail of "Het nieuwe lied" (The new song) by Jan Jozef Horemans II (Flemish painter). Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- Belgium. 18th century Flemish costume. The hem of her blue petticoat has an embroidered or printed/painted design. Note the typical footwarmer which is seen in many paintings from the Low Countries. Women often rested their feet on a small wooden box which contained a smaller terracotta pot which contained the hot coals.

Detail from "Het nieuwe lied" (The new song) by Jan Jozef Horemans II (Flemish…

1750 - 1770. Detail of "Painter's Studio" by Jan Jozef Horemans II (Flemish painter). Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- Belgium. 18th century Flemish costume. White apron with spots / dots.

1750 - Detail of "Painter's Studio" by Jan Jozef Horemans II (Flemish painter). White apron with spots / dots.

Diary of a Mantua Maker: Twelve Months 1781 - this isn't an English gown, but it is bright yellow - good inspiration for accessorizing mine

1781 The Twelve Months print Carington Bowles (Published by) Robert Dighton (After) Richard Earlom (Print made by) London

1771, A Girl Bundling Asparagus by Atkinson, at the Yale Center for British Art.

John Atkinson (British artist, fl British Girl Bundling Asparagus 1771 It's About Time: Sharing the Harvest - Foods at Market & at Home

18th century jacket pattern - the elbow part is the same as Claire's (blue) jacket from the 2nd half season. The back part gives a nice alteration to the #Outlander style

Flowery cotton Jacket (18th century)

century jacket pattern - the elbow part is the same as Claire's (blue) jacket from the half season. The back part gives a nice alteration to the style

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