1780s Court dress, embroidered green velvet, 18th century (National Museum of History - Ciudad de México, México)

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1780s Court dress, embroidered green velvet, 18th century (National Museum of History - Ciudad de México, México) From my18thcenturysource.tumblr.com/post/160534413427/i-was-looking-for-a-better-photo-of-a-gown-i-saw

Spain attempted to recreate their aristocratic society on ther side of the pond. This dress uses granulation to achieve a grand effect.

Keywords:  Spanish colonial, chemise, modesty piece, U-neckline, fitted bodice, wlbow length sleeves, turned back cuffs, lace engageantes, stomacher, over-skirt, train, panniers, under-skirt, ruched passementerie, court dress

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