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Wingeo Patterns #216: Bum Roll, Rump & Hip Pads for 18th c. costuming (I used the "rump" pattern for wearing underneath late 18th c. polonaise/anglaise  gowns

Wingeo Patterns Bum Roll, Rump & Hip Pads for c. costuming (I used the "rump" pattern for wearing underneath late c.

1785 - 1790  Description	 Caraco en toile de coton blanc imprimée à la planche de bois  Numéro d'inventaire	 GAL2004.232.1 http://www.culture.gouv.fr/public/mistral/joconde_fr?ACTION=RETROUVER_98=TOUT_98=caraco=67=0=%28%28caraco%29%20%3aTOUT%20%29=nobody=4%24%2534P=5=1==1=1=100=All

Caraco, Jacket- cotton printed white wooden board, Paris, Galliera Fashion Museum of the City of Paris - I've been working on block-printing textiles and I'm seriously considering trying this one this spring. It'll take a few blocks, but its worth it.

Embroidered collar (made from sleeve ruffles, ca. 1770), English, ca. 1800. Sleeve ruffles cascading from the elbows went out of fashion with the newer neoclassical styles about 1790 to 1800. The innovative woman who owned this pair of sleeve ruffles re-fashioned the beautiful embroidery into a collar to fill in the neckline of a dress.

Collar, made from sleeve ruffles ca. 1800 Origin: England Center back cape depth: 6 flat.

Turquoise into teal - what a perfect example of calming down turquoise while maintaining its personality!!! Stewart Muted Blue Tartan

Meaning of Tartan Plaids Stewart Muted Blue Tartan (Brave)

Robe à la Française, con Peto o Petillo brocado en un solo color, 1750-1770.

Warp-patterned robe a l’Anglaise. Silk tobine dress, woven with a regularly repeating design of stylized flowers, circa (material);

Fichu 1790s The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Fichu Date: ca. 1793 Culture: French Medium: Cotton Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 1981 Accession Number:

early 19th c bustle pads went in and out of fashion

These are regency era bustle pads, and I wear one very similar to that under my cage. It gives me just the little bit I need to fill in the hollow of my swayback.