Wednesday, October 4, 2017

18C Women Across the Globe

1770s Bunka Fashion College in Japan. Underneath the illustration the word Dutch is handwritten in pencil. Netherlands

Across the 18C globe, women's dress varied widely. In the early 1700s, British & British American colonial women dressed similarly, but they could get an idea how women in far away places also might dress from clothing & costume drawings, which were becoming more popular & more widely available at the time.