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18th Century Costume Archives: Embroidered Dutch Wedding Gown

Originally posted on Making History Tart & Titillating:
Excepting the Rijksmuseum’s inelegant head covering, which frankly detracts from the presentation, this example of a Dutch wedding gown is a masterpiece of embroidery.  The motif, relieved by a restrained bodice and plain sleeves, summons the look of…

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