This regency dress is luscious. Just look at the superb workmanship. It’s a breathtaking hand-embroidered mull dress with whitework embroidery and a rare train. It is also a near-perfect embodiment of the Neoclassical style.
A block printed woven muslin open-robe, circa with fine trellis weave printed in blue, red and brown with delicate floral trails, empire-line bodice with linen inner panels and lining, bust approx Provenance: The late Harry Matthews collection