1820s Christmas Fashion

To begin the Christmas season, here is an amazing holly-themed muslin gown from the 1820s.

It is in the Met collection, and I discovered it via Dr Kate Stradin‘s amazing fashion history Twitter account.

Day 21 of #Advent and one of my favourite Christmas dresses worth sharing each year, a mid #1820s white muslin dress embroidered with boughs of holly, the hem caught in festive swags of