Rare 1770s French Rococo silk embroidered jacket with long sleeves. Superb embroidery design of flowers, floral bouquets, bows and artistic botanical motifs. Matching pocket flaps and buttons covered in the same floral silk. Back and sleeves are made of fine ivory glazed cotton.
Georgian cream grosgrain silk waistcoat, embroidered with honeysuckle, roses, pinks & forget-me-nots. Costume collection, Paxton House, Scottish Borders, UK.
Pre-Brummell male splendour: Running sprays of leaves in gold purl, passing and sequins on the leading edges of a silver lamé silk waistcoat, 1775–80; Embroidered oak leaf and acorn design on a cream silk tabby waistcoat, 1780–90. imagery xviii
dress details 1780 | Detail: Dress, ca. 1780, British, silk. The Met
Detail front buttons, formal suit, 1760s. Peach moire faille, fabric covered disc buttons with silver foil and spangled embroidery, linen and blue silk lining.
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