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CIVIL WAR WESTERN FRONTIER 1880s 4 PC PERIOD GOWN

CIVIL WAR WESTERN FRONTIER 1880s 4 PC PERIOD GOWN

Amazing polychrome embroidered cotton gauze skirt from the french Empire period, consisting in two never used panels . The border panels still have traces of the frame. The cotton gauze with an amazing transparency, has never been washed and is still rigide. Beautiful embroidery with silk thread and chain stitch, wavygarlands of polychrome creepers. The colors are still bright and in shade of light celadon to dark green, navy blue to sky blue, and light tan to dark brown.

I'm wearing beautifully crafted clothing like this. Amazing polychrome embroidered cotton gauze skirt from the french Empire period, consisting in two never used panels

Mourning gown, ca. 1910. Silk and lace. Hallwyl Museum, Sweden by evangeline

Mourning gown, ca. 1910. Silk and lace. Hallwyl Museum, Sweden by evangeline

Evening dress, Worth, 1883. Light blue white floral silk moiré. described in pin, LBE.

Evening dress, Worth, 1883. Light blue white floral silk moiré. described in pin, LBE.

France ca.1795. Polychrome embroidered cotton gauze skirt from the french Empire period, consisting in two never used panels . The border panels still have traces of the frame. The cotton gauze with an amazing transparency, has never been washed and is still rigide. Beautiful embroidery with silk thread and chain stitch, wavygarlands of polychrome creepers.

Skirt panels, France, c. Cotton gauze, embroidery with silk thread and chain stitch, wavygarlands of polychrome creepers.

Ca. 1770-1780 France Very rare pekin silk jacket/bodice in pale green and pink/salmon stripes on ivory silk ground. The bodice front is attached with two hooks. Elegant "polonaise" pleated at the wrists, generous folds "à la Watteau" in the upper back. This jacket is fully lined with unbleached hemp. It is partially trimmed with green silk faille ribbon. | Villa Rosemaine | textiles et costumes anciens

French pekin silk "casaquin" bodice with " Watteau" pleats - Louis XVI period -

Superbe corps à baleines Louis XV en lampas de soie parme - 1720-1750 - Villa Rosemaine -

Superbe corps à baleines Louis XV en lampas de soie parme - 1720-1750 - Villa Rosemaine -

Shape, stiff lace trim - add train

Shape, stiff lace trim - add train

Formal Open Robe with Petticoat  circa 1770-1785    Unknown English Maker    Place object was created: England, Great Britain, Europe	    Silk brocade, linen

Formal Open Robe with Petticoat circa 1770-1785 Unknown English Maker Place object was created: England, Great Britain, Europe Silk brocade, linen

Superbe corps à baleines Louis XV en lampas de soie parme - 1720-1750 - Villa Rosemaine -  http://villa-rosemaine.com/bourse/costumes-anciens

Superbe corps à baleines Louis XV en lampas de soie parme - 1720-1750 - Villa Rosemaine - http://villa-rosemaine.com/bourse/costumes-anciens

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