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First, please hop on over to Austenprose and join in the Mansfield Park Giveaway Fest! Laurel Ann is giving away 17 prizes over 17 days! In addition, learn to love this least beloved of Jane Austen’s novels.

  • Lady Jane’s Wardrobe discusses a different type of gown – a work gown Not everyone during the Regency wore fine muslins, lawn, or silks. Many women had to wear work clothes as they prepared food in the kitchens, or worked outside in their gardens. The image below shows Cassandra Austen and Mrs. Austen in Jane Austen Regrets wearing simple gowns and work aprons.

Silver gilt filligree haircomb, early 19th c.

Silver gilt filligree haircomb, early 19th c.

  • Annie Gracie’s Costume Page features a series of photos of exquisite Regency gowns that (I venture to say) are rarely exhibited. Click here to see them.
Front fastening

Front fastening

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