Maria Dannevang

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1770-1780 British Riding Habit at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto - From the curators' comments: "By the 18th century, it was fashionable for women to ride horses for pleasure but custom dictated that they must ride sidesaddle wearing a skirt. Tailors had to develop special attire to permit women freedom of movement and retain their modesty."

"When he greeted them in the parlour the contrast with Mrs. Teague's over-bright riding costume could not be ignored" (Ross Poldark, xiii, Pictured: British riding habit at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

American Duchess: Costume Analytics: Marie Antoinette's Dove Grey Riding Habit

Historical costuming and vintage sewing projects, with dress diaries and research on period dress from the to the century.

Before the Automobile: Late 1770's riding habit in the style of Lady Wosley, 2012 backside

Before the Automobile: Late riding habit in the style of Lady Wosley, 2012 backside

1740s-50s powder blue riding habit based on Janet Arnold's Patterns of Fashion 1. Model - Lauren Wills. Costume by American Duchess

powder blue riding habit based on Janet Arnold's Patterns of Fashion Model - Lauren Wills. Costume by American Duchess

American Duchess:Historical Costuming: Costume Analytics: Marie Antoinette's Dove Grey Riding Habit | Historical Costuming and sewing of Rococo 18th century clothing, 16th century through 20th century, by designer Lauren Reeser

Riding habit Hunting costumes had draped ankle-length skirts worn with boots or gaiters. Clothing worn when out walking had a long jacket and skirt, worn with the bustle, and a small hat or bonnet.

Navy blue Riding habit with elaborate gold frogging, gold braid covered buttons, white shirt with high collar frill, and frill at wrists; gloves; satin ribbon around wrist dangling hunting whistle. Detail from Portrait of a Young Woman of the Fortesque Family of Devon, c.1745, by Thomas Hudson.

Navy blue Riding habit with elaborate gold frogging, gold braid covered buttons, white shirt with high collar frill, and frill at wrists; satin ribbon around wrist dangling hunting whistle.