Romantic Era This is another example of a 1830 hand-embroidered silk taffeta dress with large gigot sleeves. Thin silk and taffeta was used a lot during the Romantic period. Elaborate embroider hand done.
Evening Dress 1820 The Metropolitan Museum of Art (OMG that dress!)
Dress and spencer jacket Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: ca. 1823 (made) 1823 Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Figured silk, trimmed with silk, lined with silk, hand-sewndress (Dress and spencer jacket)