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part of a 3D globe made in Mantova, Italy in the 50's

Yellow silk brocade dress (front), c. 1786 (fabric woven c. mid-1740's). Worn by Countess Roma Peter Dorff, born Bille Brahe Selby.

from V and A Collections


English Court Mantua c. 1740-5 from the VandA. Made be Madame Leconte, actual maker Magdalene Giles- its signed in the train!

Petticoat American (New England), mid-18th century New England, USA Dimensions 95 x 85 cm (37 3/8 x 33 7/16 in.) Medium or Technique Linen and cotton ground with wool embroidery

from Etsy

San Francisco Art Print Poster Painting Retro Style Mid Century Modern aqua, teal, burnt orange

San Francisco Art Print Poster Painting Retro by MidCenturyMaude, $35.00

from V and A Collections

Sack back

Place of origin:France (textile, woven) Great Britain, UK (made) Date:1755 (woven) 1755-1760 (made) Artist/Maker:Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques:Brocaded silk, trimmed with silver bobbin lace, feathers, beads, ribbon and silk tassels, lined with linen, hand-sewn

from V and A Collections


back of Mantua, England, ca. 1720

This print is amazing! It's dated as 1790, but the flowers are so large! This would date it at the mid-eighteenth century. hmmmm.

Silver mantua court dress, c.1760-1765, of silk brocade with petticoats woven with a design of stripes and scrolling garlands in silver and trimmed with sparkling silver lace. Worn by Mary, Marchioness of Rockingham (c.1735 – 1804), wife of Charles, 2nd Marquis of Rockingham probably when her husband became Prime Minister. In the Royal Collection, London