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Courtship  Object: Oil painting  Date: late 18th century-early 19th century (painted)  Artist/Maker: Singleton, Henry, born 1766 - died 1839 (painter (artist))  Materials and Techniques: Oil on canvas

Courtship Object: Oil painting Date: late 18th century-early 19th century (painted) Artist/Maker: Singleton, Henry, born 1766 - died 1839 (painter (artist)) Materials and Techniques: Oil on canvas

Overdress Place of origin: Coromandel Coast, India (made) Date: ca. 1760-1770 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Painted and dyed cotton, partly lined with silk Credit Line: Given by Mrs Raphael Nahon Museum number: IM.39-1934

Overdress

Overdress Place of origin: Coromandel Coast, India (made) Date: ca. 1760-1770 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Painted and dyed cotton, partly lined with silk Credit Line: Given by Mrs Raphael Nahon Museum number: IM.39-1934

Artist Addresses Racial Injustice, From 1700s Europe To Present Day America

Artist Addresses Racial Injustice, From 1700s Europe To Present Day America

Clasp      Place of origin:      Cyprus (made)     Date:      18th century (made)     Artist/Maker:      unknown (production)     Materials and Techniques:      Silver filigree decorated with coloured enamels and a red paste

Clasp

Clasp Place of origin: Cyprus (made) Date: 18th century (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silver filigree decorated with coloured enamels and a red paste

Painting (Portrait)  Title:  A Gentleman and Lady in a Landscape (Conversation Piece)  Category:  Paintings   Creator (Role):  William Williams of Norwich (Artist)  Place of Origin:  United Kingdom, Europe  Date:  1775  Materials:  Oil paint; Canvas  Techniques:  Painted  Museum Object Number:  1958.1732  Winterthur

Painting (Portrait) Title: A Gentleman and Lady in a Landscape (Conversation Piece) Category: Paintings Creator (Role): William Williams of Norwich (Artist) Place of Origin: United Kingdom, Europe Date: 1775 Materials: Oil paint; Canvas Techniques: Painted Museum Object Number: 1958.1732 Winterthur

Court Waistcoat, England, Britain, 1760s, Brocaded silk. The dense covering of gold embroidery on this silk waistcoat indicates that it was worn as formal Court dress underneath a matching Frockcoat. Although very decorative to modern eyes, traditionally Court dress in Britain was more restrained than that worn elsewhere in Europe. There multi-coloured flowers and plants adorned coats and waistcoats in colourful and complicated patterns.

Court Waistcoat, England, Britain, 1760s, Brocaded silk. The dense covering of gold embroidery on this silk waistcoat indicates that it was worn as formal Court dress underneath a matching Frockcoat. Although very decorative to modern eyes, traditionally Court dress in Britain was more restrained than that worn elsewhere in Europe. There multi-coloured flowers and plants adorned coats and waistcoats in colourful and complicated patterns.

Slide and pendant    Place of origin:  Europe (west, made)    Date:  ca. 1750 (made)    Artist/Maker:  Unknown (production)    Materials and Techniques:  Opaline and colourless pastes set in silver

Slide and pendant

Slide and pendant Place of origin: Europe (west, made) Date: ca. 1750 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Opaline and colourless pastes set in silver

Pandoras were used from the 14th century to convey the latest fashion among the courts of Europe. By the 18th century these three-dimensional fashion plates were sent all over Europe and America to a much wider clientele by dress makers to promote their wares.

Pandoras were used from the 14th century to convey the latest fashion among the courts of Europe. By the 18th century these three-dimensional fashion plates were sent all over Europe and America to a much wider clientele by dress makers to promote their wares.

Doublet and breeches

Doublet and breeches

Circa Wool, trimmed with silk and lined with linen. Plain wool serge, once black, rare example of everyday men’s dress. It is lined for warmth with a linen (like toweling). The doublet openings are faced with shot silk. Older style cut or a rural area.

Fashionable in eighteenth-century Europe were so-called nécessaires de poche (pocket necessaries)—small caskets made of precious materials and fitted with tiny implements for grooming, writing, or sewing. Beneath a mirror-lined cover, the interior of this casket contains an inkwell and sand shaker, pen, pencil, clasp knife, cut-glass seal, snuff spoon, ear spoon, bodkin, tweezers, file, two-leaved ivory tablet, and a patch box.

Fashionable in eighteenth-century Europe were so-called nécessaires de poche (pocket necessaries)—small caskets made of precious materials and fitted with tiny implements for grooming, writing, or sewing. Beneath a mirror-lined cover, the interior of this casket contains an inkwell and sand shaker, pen, pencil, clasp knife, cut-glass seal, snuff spoon, ear spoon, bodkin, tweezers, file, two-leaved ivory tablet, and a patch box.

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