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Spencer, ca. 1815, British, Made of silk

Spencer, ca.

1812 Regency dress.

spacebuns: “ fashionsfromhistory: “ Mourning Dress British MET ” mourning as in i would put this on every morning of my life ”

Evening slippers ca. 1815-1820 British   Silk This pair of evening slippers mostly showed the completely heelless ladies shoes during Empire period. They are made out of delicate and light materials to match the style of dress. They also had pointed toes.

Evening slippers Date: Culture: British Medium: silk Evening slippers at the time were very delicate, and shoes were usually flat with a pointed toe.

Bodice 1804-1814...sort of an Victorian/Edwardian version of a bra with three times as many hooks

Silk bodice with cotton applique, British. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA.

Dress, ca. 1820, British, Made of silk

Dress, ca. 1820, British, Made of silk

Dress Date: ca. 1801 Culture: British Medium: cotton, silk Accession Number: 1983.401.2

British cotton, silk dress circa 1801 from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The skirt on the bottom is open to be worn over a petticoat.