Heather Ogilvie

Heather Ogilvie

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French beaded cotton evening dress, c.1805 Made from white cotton muslin, the peerless Directoire dress is totally covered with opaque white Bohemian glass bugle beads. The neckline and sleeves are bordered with loops of beads. Such a simple high style gown could have been worn by a wealthy, aristocratic Russian girl to her first grand ball.

French beaded cotton evening dress totally covered with opaque white Bohemian glass bugle beads.

1805, Servantes de Vienne en autriche

Servants of Vienna, by Jacques Grasset Saint-Sauveur, Austria.

Regency 1820 #historical #costume

ball gown ca. 1820 via The Victoria & Albert Museum “Women saved their most elaborate dresses for special occasions such as balls. Lavish gowns embellished with gold thread or sparkling beads.

Evening Dress (French) ca. 1805-10 cotton, metallic thread

Regency Dress, Evening Date: Culture: French Medium: cotton, metallic thread Sheer gown of white. Risqué ladies would dampen the petticoats under these.

Plesioraur found by Mary Anning now in the Natural History Museum

Plesioraur found by Mary Anning now in the Natural History Museum

The Philpot's house, now a boutique hotel.

The Philpot's house, now a boutique hotel.

Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis

Old Painting of Lyme Regis

Old Painting of Lyme Regis