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1770s - 18th century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in stripes, skirt in stripes with floral overprinted, apron in a different floral) - From "An album containing 90 fine water color paintings of costumes." Turin : [s.n.] , [ca.1775].  In the collection of the Bunka Fashion College in Japan.

- century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket, skirt, and apron are each a different floral pattern)

Newsletter no. 7-2007

Late Century Shortgowns from Kallfors, Sweden ---- this is an earlier pattern but may be of use as a reference item.

Coat (bed gown) Date: third quarter 18th century Culture: American Medium: linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 26 1/2 in. (67.3 cm) Length at CF: 21 in. (53.3 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Alice Raphael, 1937 Accession Number: C.I.37.2

Coat (bed gown) Date: third quarter century Culture: American Medium: linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 26 in. cm) Length at CF: 21 in.

Nils Schillmark: Smultronflickan, 1782

Mansikkatyttö Strawberry Girl Nils Schillmark 1782 Nils Schillmark born in 1745 was a Finnish painter of Swedish birth. The son of a crofter, he was apprenticed in Stockholm to Pehr Fjellström.

18th century morning dress. British Museum Museum number 2010,7081.447 Description Recto Morning; a young woman shown three-quarters length sitting to right on the edge of her curtained bed, at her breakfast table, lifting her right arm as as she draws her dressing-gown across her with the other hand and looking towards the viewer; a window in the background; from a set of the times of day; after Mercier; proof before letters. Mezzotint with some etching

18th century morning dress. British Museum Museum number 2010,7081.447 Description Recto Morning; a young woman shown three-quarters length sitting to right on the edge of her curtained bed, at her breakfast table, lifting her right arm as as she draws her dressing-gown across her with the other hand and looking towards the viewer; a window in the background; from a set of the times of day; after Mercier; proof before letters. Mezzotint with some etching

Quilted linen shortgown, ca 1750.  KM 2463 :: kofta  Vit, matelasserad i blommor, blad och långa slingrande stjälkar. Halvlång ärm, vilken går i ett stycke med rygg och framstycke, s.k. kimono-modell. Brunfläckig (nov. 1994).

"Quilted linen shortgown, ca KM 2463 :: kofta Vit, matelasserad i blommor…

Dutch Short Gown 1770's

Dutch Short Gown or caracao,of a deep purple copper plate printed glazed Holland linen.

1731. Detail of "The Green Grocer" by Willem van Mieris. Her bedgown is brown with rust trimming. She does not wear a cap, even though she is out in public.  Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- Netherlands. 18th century Dutch costume. Jacket. Bedgown.

"The Green Grocer" (detail), by Willem van Mieris (Dutch,

Dressing jacket Date: 1725–50 Culture: British Medium: linen

Note, pull over. Dressing Jacket Date: Culture: British Medium: linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 27 in. cm) Credit Line: Isabel Shults Fund, 1988 Accession Number:

detail of "The Kitchen at Sandpit Gate" (Windsor, England) by Paul Sandby, circa 1752. A watercolour drawing of a maid standing at a window in a domestic interior, making pats of butter at a table, surrounded by dairy equipment. Her bedgown (jacket) is white with blue stripes, her apron is white with blue lines forming squares, and her petticoat (skirt) is dark blue with black lines forming a diagonal latticework. Her white ruffled cap is tied with a pink ribbon.

A watercolour drawing of a maid standing at a window in a domestic interior, making pats of butter at a table, surrounded by dairy equipment.

Departure from a French Inn, Grimm 1775. Stripped shortgown/bedgown.

Departure from a French Inn, Samuel Hieronymus Grimm, Caricature illustration for a book.

* Welsh  betgwn is sometimes pinned or buttoned up for work Welsh costume is called Pais a Betgwn, which is usually translated into English as 'Petticoat and Bedgown". It was mostly made of locally woven wool, in various shades of black, gray, brown, red, and occasionally blue. Locally available dyes were used, which gave rise to regional tendencies in color, for example red was most common by the shore, as the red dye was extracted from shellfish. Much of this cloth was woven in checks…

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume of Ceredigion or Cardiganshire, Wales or Cymru

1770s - 18th century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in stripes with flowers in between stripes, skirt in stripes, neckerchief in plaid/checks) - From "An album containing 90 fine water color paintings of costumes." Turin : [s.n.] , [ca.1775]. In the collection of the Bunka Fashion College in Japan. Underneath the illustration the word "Dutch" is handwritten in pencil. - Netherlands

A Revelation About Late 18th Century Dress

- century - woman's outfit with mixed print fabrics (jacket in stripes with flowers in between stripes, skirt in stripes, neckerchief in plaid-checks)

Interior with a seated woman tatting; bird in a cage on the wall to left.  c.1770s Mezzotint

Interior with a seated woman making bobbin lace; bird in a cage on the wall to left.

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imagined ~ Woman Hanging out Laundry From the series of Six imagined ~ Studies of Men and Women (Zes studie-beeltjes, Naer 't leeven geteekend door J.