Trains on regency gowns. 1800 Sprigged Muslin

Regency Fashion: Trains on Dresses

A DRESS OF WHITE MUSLIN FRENCH, CIRCA 1800 the muslin sprigged with a flower bud motif, edged in Mechlin bobbin lace, the bodice fall-fronted the embroidered muslin Indian for the European market

1800 check sections on bodices and sleeves.  A great overview of construction details of the period.

1800 check sections on bodices and sleeves. A great overview of construction details of the period.

Sheer white muslin gown with whitework embroidery. Image @Vintage Textile from Jane Austen's World blog

Muslin: A Beautiful & Versatile Cloth for Regency Fashion

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.

Indian sprigged muslin gown, 1800.

Muslin: A Beautiful & Versatile Cloth for Regency Fashion

A simple Indian sprigged muslin gown circa 1800 Simple draw-string to neck, empire-line bodice, horizontal tucked bands to hem, long sleev.

A block printed woven muslin open-robe, circa 1800. 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 81cm, 32in Provenance: The late Harry Matthews collection

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

delicate embroidered sheer muslin gown with train - 1800

Antique OverDress - delicate embroidered sheer muslin gown with train - 1800

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