1750s Riding habit (Victoria and Albert Museum - London UK)

From demodecouture.com-2011-02-18th-century-riding-habitses.

The military influence is there, albeit in a subdued manner in this 1750 riding habit. The wearer surely needed to wear stays.

Keywords:  chemise, high enclosing neckline, bows, ruffles, long tight under-sleeves, jacket, deep vee neckline, buttons, long close over-sleeves, natural waistline, pockets, full skirt

This site is for educational and information use. It is open for downloading and use without charge. I only ask that these images not be used for profit! I can be contacted at:  contactme@gogmsite.net.