1. This 1740s court mantua is quite possibly the most exquisitely decorated dress I’ve ever seen. The embroidery contains of almost 10 lbs of real silver thread.

    This 1740s court mantua is quite possibly the most exquisitely decorated dress I’ve ever seen. The embroidery contains of almost 10 lbs of real silver thread.

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  1. littlemintcat reblogged this from yeoldefashion and added:
    Ten pounds! Imagine how much that thing weighs!
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    I’m so glad I will never have to wear my own buffet table as a dress, lol
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    What
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    (via boyhood, yeoldefashion)
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    (via boyhood, yeoldefashion)
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  11. prettylovely reblogged this from yeoldefashion and added:
    overwhelming beauty and scope...this amazing figural embroidery is only compounded by the...
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    ah, court dress. early/mid 1700s is probably my second favorite court dress era, after the regency in which the hoops...
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    wow =)
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