“Sew 17th century Challenge” – The Bodice (part 3 – Finishing) at Fashion Through History

“Sew 17th century Challenge” – The Bodice (part 3 – Finishing) at Fashion Through History

Baroque Style: emphasized lavish ornamentation, free, flowing lines, and flat and curved forms.

Baroque Style: emphasized lavish ornamentation, free, flowing lines, and flat and curved forms.

Baroque Style: emphasized lavish ornamentation, free, flowing lines, and flat and curved forms.

Baroque Style: emphasized lavish ornamentation, free, flowing lines, and flat and curved forms.

Two Memento Mori gold rings from the 17th century - Mortality rates were high in the 16th and 17th century due to war, plague and famine and Memento Mori rings such as these examples were intended to remind the wearer of their mortal state. - Presented by Dr C.D.E. Fortnum in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897;WA1899.CDEF.F476 and WA1899.CDEF.F520 http://www.ashmolean.org/ash/objects/?mu=153

Two Memento Mori gold rings from the 17th century - Mortality rates were high in the 16th and 17th century due to war, plague and famine and Memento Mori rings such as these examples were intended to remind the wearer of their mortal state. - Presented by Dr C.D.E. Fortnum in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897;WA1899.CDEF.F476 and WA1899.CDEF.F520 http://www.ashmolean.org/ash/objects/?mu=153

Silk and linen, hand woven and hand sewn in 1735-1749, silver, gold, parchment Engageantes of an 18th century sack back gown ca. 1765. Antonia Roxton wears exquisite sleeve ruffles such as this. AUTUMN DUCHESS

Sack back

Silk and linen, hand woven and hand sewn in 1735-1749, silver, gold, parchment Engageantes of an 18th century sack back gown ca. 1765. Antonia Roxton wears exquisite sleeve ruffles such as this. AUTUMN DUCHESS

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