Baroque Style: emphasized lavish ornamentation, free, flowing lines, and flat and curved forms.
Silk and linen, hand woven and hand sewn in 1735-1749, silver, gold, parchment Engageantes of an 18th century sack back gown ca. 1765. Antonia Roxton wears exquisite sleeve ruffles such as this. AUTUMN DUCHESS
Villarceaux -17th century dress detail by Olivier Henry by april-mo, via Flickr
Isis' Wardrobe: 17th century frog purses
17th century gowns excavated from the coffin of Margaretha Franciska Lobkowicz (1597-1617)
about 1655 OTHER KEYWORDS shoe COLLECTION OF THE Royal Armoury INVENTORY NUMBER 33439 (06:5286)