Green Gowns of the 18th Century

I have a house full of people here for The Wedding, so forgive me for being quite absent. It’s all a bit mad here!

So in honor of the Historical Sew Fortnightly Challenge #21, and my light green wedding gown, here are some gorgeous 18th century green dresses.

Du Barry, 1789 Via
Lady Charlotte Finch, 1787 Via
Esther Boardman, 1789, by Ralph Earl, via
Journal de Luxus, April 1792, via
Maria de Ron von Breda
The Met, 1750s
VandA, 1740-50
Fries Museum, 1740 – 70
The Met, 1775
LACMA, early 18th c.

Nom Nom Nom! I’ll never get tired of looking at these….


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