Erik Metz
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White muslin embroidered with white linen threads. Flowering vines and sprigs of flowers. Long and short, stem, chain stitch, drawn work. Apron gathered to a silk gros grain ribbon tie at waist. A few brown spots and holes in left corner of apron.

White muslin embroidered with white linen threads. Flowering vines and sprigs of flowers. Long and short, stem, chain stitch, drawn work. Apron gathered to a silk gros grain ribbon tie at waist. A few brown spots and holes in left corner of apron.

Silk faille dress, and man's coat, ca. 1770. The yellow color of this dress on the left was particularly trendy during the 18th century. Prior to this period, Europeans negatively associated yellow with “heretics,” but in China it was an auspicious color associated with the emperor. The transformation of yellow’s cultural meaning was prompted by the growing popularity of chinoiserie that developed with the influx of goods imported to Europe from China.

Silk faille dress, and man's coat, ca. 1770. The yellow color of this dress on the left was particularly trendy during the 18th century. Prior to this period, Europeans negatively associated yellow with “heretics,” but in China it was an auspicious color associated with the emperor. The transformation of yellow’s cultural meaning was prompted by the growing popularity of chinoiserie that developed with the influx of goods imported to Europe from China.

Detail robe à l'Anglaise in a polonaise style, England, c. 1774. Gold silk taffeta, lined with linen. The back is in 'English' style, with an extra double fold at the centre back. The skirt is organ pleated onto a concave waist seam. There is a self covered button at each side back seam to which the pink cords inside the dress can be attached forming a polonaise.

Detail robe à l'Anglaise in a polonaise style, England, c. 1774. Gold silk taffeta, lined with linen. The back is in 'English' style, with an extra double fold at the centre back. The skirt is organ pleated onto a concave waist seam. There is a self covered button at each side back seam to which the pink cords inside the dress can be attached forming a polonaise.

Detail fabric, caraco, mid 18th century. Cream self patterned silk brocaded with floral motifs in multicoloured silk.

Detail fabric, caraco, mid 18th century. Cream self patterned silk brocaded with floral motifs in multicoloured silk.