March 2010 Archives

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Jacket; c. 1790; French

Red and white striped silk brocade with

silver-colored buttons; fold-back collar.

Source: Kyoto Fashion Institute

Fantastic historic dress resource! Particularly useful for isolating by decade the time period you are researching.

Démodé: 1790's real women's clothing directory

Every example is precious. This is a beautiful example of sartorial enthusiasm for the revolution. Or, it could just be a gorgeous red & white striped parisien jacket.

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