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1804-1815 ca. Fawn Cotton Dress With Embroidery Beading, Austrian. #Regency #JaneAusten #Fashion

February 22, 2021

1804-1815 ca. Fawn Cotton Dress With Embroidery Beading, Austrian. #Regency #Fashion

1804–1815 ca. Fawn Cotton Dress, Austrian. Collage View. Simple Empire style dress with A-line skirt from a high waistline and short bodice. Fawn colored cotton with deep bead embroidered hem, embroidery on wrists and around the wide scooped neckline. via Suzi Love suzilove.com & Metropolitan Museum, NYC, U.S.A. metmuseum.org

1804–1815 ca. Fawn Cotton Dress With Embroidery Beading, Austrian. Simple Empire style dress with A-line skirt from a high waistline and short bodice. Fawn colored cotton with deep bead embroidered hem, embroidery on the wrists and around the wide scooped neckline.

1804–1815 ca. Dress, Austrian. Front View. Simple Empire style dress with A-line skirt from a high waistline and short bodice. Fawn colored cotton with deep bead embroidered hem, embroidery on wrists and around the wide scooped neckline. via Suzi Love suzilove.com & Metropolitan Museum, NYC, U.S.A. metmuseum.org
1804–1815 ca. Dress, Austrian. Front View. Simple Empire style dress with A-line skirt from a high waistline and short bodice. Fawn colored cotton with deep bead embroidered hem, embroidery on wrists and around the wide scooped neckline. via Suzi Love suzilove.com & Metropolitan Museum, NYC, U.S.A. metmuseum.org
1804–1815 ca. Fawn Cotton Dress, Austrian. Back View. Simple Empire style dress with A-line skirt from a high waistline and short bodice.
1804–1815 ca. Dress, Austrian. BW Exhibition View. Simple Empire style dress with A-line skirt from a high waistline and short bodice.
804–1815 ca. Dress, Austrian. BW Exhibition View. Simple Empire style dress with A-line skirt from a high waistline and short bodice.
1804–1815 ca. Dress, Austrian. Beading View 2. Simple Empire style dress with A-line skirt from a high waistline and short bodice.
1804–1815 ca. Dress, Austrian. Beading View 1. Simple Empire style dress with A-line skirt from a high waistline and short bodice.
1804–1815 ca. Dress, Austrian. Beading View 1. Simple Empire style dress with A-line skirt from a high waistline and short bodice.
1804–1815 ca. Dress, Austrian. Beading. Simple Empire style dress with A-line skirt from a high waistline and short bodice.

Transparent fabrics of the early were beginning to be replaced with fabrics with more weight that were less likely to tear. Plain silks in vivid colors were at first made up in the simple lines of muslin dresses but then plain gowns began to be decorated with intricate contrasting applications and beading.

This dress was part of “The Fine Art of Costume” exhibition, 1954 October 15th at the Met Museum, N.Y.C. via Metropolitan Museum, NYC, U.S.A. metmuseum.org. Credit: Gift of Mr. Lee Simonson, 1939. Accession Number:C.I.39.13.52

1804-1815 ca. Fawn Cotton Dress With Embroidery Beading, Austrian. #Regency #JaneAusten #Fashion

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