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1806 ca. Evening Dress, French. White muslin, embroidered all over in white cotton. 1810 ca. Scarf, printed knitted silk,English. 19th Century Early. Fan, carved and pierced ivory, English.

Dress, ca. 1810, French cotton silk, embroidered

White mull dress American, early 19th century

early 19th century cotton cape, British - in the Metropolitan Museum of Art costume collections.

Early 19th century Jacket (Spencer). Silk.

1804-1805 ca. White Gown, French. Back View. Vertical embroidery down front of white cotton transparent mull dress with long train, short square bodice, short puffed sleeves. Vertical white embroidery was fashionable at this time. Very sheer cotton mull probably imported from India already embroidered with heavy white cotton thread in transparent mull. metmuseum.org suzilove.com

1810 - 1812 Cotton Dress, Evening. So beautiful!

19th Century Early. Red Muff, French. metmuseum.org suzilove.com

1804-1805 ca. White Gown, French. Front View. Vertical embroidery down front of white cotton transparent mull dress with long train, short square bodice, short puffed sleeves. Vertical white embroidery was fashionable at this time. Very sheer cotton mull probably imported from India already embroidered with heavy white cotton thread in transparent mull. metmuseum.org suzilove.com

Evening Dress: 1805-1810, French, cotton, metallic thread.