1810 French court dress (Kent State University - Kent, Ohio USA)

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The major attribute of European court dress was embroidery, often gold, applied to evening dress of the day, in this case 1810. This dress has the close skirt of the Empire period, but the waistline is almost a t natural height.

Keywords:  French, bateau neckline, quarter length puffed sleeves, waist band, natural high waistline, close skirt, train

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