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"Botanical-print cotton and linen dress, British, 1795-1800."

1795-1797, United Kingdom - Dress - Silk, cotton

Muslin Dress with Train, Scoop Neck, & Straight Sleeves. 1795-1805. (View 1)

Dress (round gown)c. 1795-Italy White muslin one-piece dress with long train; blue and brown cotton and silver embroidery of plant patterns; shirring at top of front; lace decoration around neckline

Evening dress, 1805-10, cotton, French

Chemise à la reine, c. 1795. The chemise à la reine was first popularized by Marie Antoinette, the ‘reine’ in question, in the 1780s. It was the forerunner the white, high-waisted dresses of the Regency.

c. 1820 [under] dress, American or European. The Met, C.I.42.152.2. [A combination underdress and petticoat like this was worn under sheer net gowns. Pleating, tucking, and embroidered detail would show through the sheer overgown for more visual interest.]