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This silk jacket shows many of the sewing techniques mastered by tailors in the 1700th c. The silk was probably made in Sweden c. 1750 but the cut is from the 1780s. Jacket, silk damask, linen, 1780s, KM 14.561. Photo Viveca Ohlsson, Kulturen|

Silk jacket - 1770's - British MET 2010.342 cb length 17" Love the cut and the damask it is made of.

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Victorian silk brocade and ...

1750 - 1774 cotton, linen

Caraco, Sweden, 1750-1760. Cream silk brocaded with multicoloured floral motifs, fabric trimming, pink silk lining.

1870s French cotton underpants

Petticoat Date: ca. 1908 Culture: American or European

"Petal" Designer: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978) Date: 1951 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 60 in. (152.4 cm)

Evening Coat Altman & Co ca 1905 wool silk linen A sense of volume is used to give this evening coat the look of grandeur and importance, which were hallmarks of the Belle Époque.