Jane Austen would have worn this style dress. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, whitework became the favored embellishment for fashionable Grecian-style gowns, the latest fashion, with low necks and high waists.
Queen Louise of Prussia Riding Habit. This is the riding habit that the Queen wears in the portrait done by Wilhelm Ternite, a top hat, a high neck chemissette and a blue spencer jacket with golden hussar braiding.
This beautiful Irish crocheted dress was worn by Anna Vidal I Sola de Rocamora at the turn of the Century. The photo comes from Annie Potter's book, "A Living Mystery, the International Art & History of Crochet"
Evening dress ca. From the ROYAL ARMORY AND HALLWYL MUSEUM. >> Beautiful This dress seriously reminds me of the pink dress from Disney's Cinderella! I wonder if this was the dress that inspired the illustrator!