Friday, August 4, 2017

CoBloWriMo Day 4: Fave Friday--Favorite Era

Every time I try to pick a favorite era, I think I get it narrowed down to a specific decade and then something from another decade will catch my eye and I can't possibly choose!

My preferences start in the mid to late 18th century...

The Snowshill Collection, 1750-60

William Williams, Deborah Hall, 1766, the Brooklyn Museum

Mary Wilkes; John Wilkes, by Johan Joseph Zoffany, 1782
Right on through the transition into the 19th century...

Gallery of Fashion, 1799

Costume Parisien, Bibliotheque des Arts Decoratifs, 1802-03

And of course the mid 19th century as well...

Private Collection, on Display at Greenfield Village

Private Collections, on Display at Greenfield Village

And even beyond (a bit!)

The Susan Greene Collections, Genesee Country Village & Museum
So, I think it's fair to say I can't necessarily choose.  Between existing garments, fashion plates, portraits, and even your own imagination...can you?

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