Wedding dress of silk, 1770, Sweden, with silver embroidery, belonged to "Aunt Ulla" Ulrica Christina Cronstedt (1756 - 1841) on Gärdesta. Altered at a later date with machine stitching. Consisting of four pieces, also an apron (not shown) Sörmlands museum

Wedding dress of silk, 1770, Sweden, with silver embroidery, belonged to "Aunt Ulla" Ulrica Christina Cronstedt (1756 - 1841) on Gärdesta. Altered at a later date with machine stitching. Consisting of four pieces, also an apron (not shown) Sörmlands museum

Men's suits weren't always so sober. This embroidered, pink silk coat was worn by a Frenchman in the court of Louis XVI in the 18th century.

Girls Are Taught To 'Think Pink,' But That Wasn't Always So

Men's suits weren't always so sober. This embroidered, pink silk coat was worn by a Frenchman in the court of Louis XVI in the 18th century.

How to Dress Like An 18th Century Gentleman (a little early for Damon Snow, but still lingering)

How to Dress Like An 18th Century Gentleman (a little early for Damon Snow, but still lingering)

Detail sleeve cuffs, robe à l'anglaise, probably Great Britain, 1760s. Yellow silk embroidered with floral motifs in white silk.

Detail sleeve cuffs, robe à l'anglaise, probably Great Britain, 1760s. Yellow silk embroidered with floral motifs in white silk.

Detail of Gentleman's Frockcoat- 1770-1779, England. Wool and silk, hand woven and hand sewn, silver, gold. Love this!

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Detail of Gentleman's Frockcoat- 1770-1779, England. Wool and silk, hand woven and hand sewn, silver, gold. Love this!

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