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Romantic Period Boots, Paris, ca 1830

Romantic Period Boots, Paris, ca 1830

Romantic Period Boots, Paris, ca 1830

Women during the Romantic period would wear perelines, which were wide, cape like collars that extended over the shoulders and down across the bosom.  They were very popular and added decoration to outfits.

Women during the Romantic period would wear perelines, which were wide, cape like collars that extended over the shoulders and down across the bosom. They were very popular and added decoration to outfits.

Britain or Europe, c. 1830; Cap, c. 1830s; Collar, Europe, c. 1820-40; Shawl, Europe, c. 1835; Purse, Europe, c. 1830; all Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection. Buckle, Europe, c. 1830-39

Britain or Europe, c. 1830; Cap, c. 1830s; Collar, Europe, c. 1820-40; Shawl, Europe, c. 1835; Purse, Europe, c. 1830; all Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection. Buckle, Europe, c. 1830-39

15 antique romantic period boots 1930

15 antique romantic period boots 1930

1830s undergarments: To keep the enormous sleeves of the dress from collapsing, large cotton pillows, called "plumpers" filled with eiderdown attached at the upper arms. Corded petticoats were worn to support the full skirt. Like the corset cording, the insertion of cotton ropes into casings around the petticoat made the material firm, yet flexible. Only after these undergarments were secured was the outer gown slipped over a woman's head and settled onto this ideal foundation.

1830s undergarments: To keep the enormous sleeves of the dress from collapsing, large cotton pillows, called "plumpers" filled with eiderdown attached at the upper arms. Corded petticoats were worn to support the full skirt. Like the corset cording, the insertion of cotton ropes into casings around the petticoat made the material firm, yet flexible. Only after these undergarments were secured was the outer gown slipped over a woman's head and settled onto this ideal foundation.

Caned gauze bonnet, c.1845. What a miracle that this rare and delicate bonnet has survived at all! The sheer gauze is more like a whisper than a fabric. it w

Caned gauze bonnet, c.1845. What a miracle that this rare and delicate bonnet has survived at all! The sheer gauze is more like a whisper than a fabric. it w

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