patchwork jacket, 1770-1790, Nordiska museet, Sweden. 1700-talskofta av siden sydd av en mängd olika klänningstyger av siden skurna i trekanter och sammansydd i lappteknik, s.k. skarvsöm. Där tygerna inte räckt till samma trekantsform har man sytt ihop flera små bitar till en trekant. Tygerna är en provkarta på vanliga färger och tyger från 1700-talets mitt och framåt.

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Costume of a Harlequin, 18th Century; Germanic National Museum in Nuremberg

Costume of a Harlequin, Century; I adore Harlequin costumes and this is a wonderful one Germanic National Museum in Nuremberg

1860s design for a "Tabletop Games" themed fancy-dress costume, probably for the House of Worth. V&A. (After further research, I think the theme of this is more like "Chance" or "Risk-Taking.")

Design for a fancy-dress costume

Fashion design, woman’s masquerade ball dress. Backgammon and checkers theme. Watercolour drawing possibly by Léon Sault, probably for Charles Frederick Worth. Paris, Watercolour and pencil drawing.

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