Chemise dress

around 1810, tulle and silk, length: 136 cm

Under Napoleon‘s rule Wismar fashion also turned towards France. This new type of fashion made concessions to the times of need during the war: the move towards less wide garments with fewer folds required less of the fine materials that came via the sea and, due to the Continental System, were no longer so freely available.

Text: S. S.

The exhibit refers to:

Mecklenburg until 1945

Look here for the original exhibit:

Stadtgeschichtliches Museum der Hansestadt Wismar

Stadtgeschichtliches Museum der Hansestadt Wismar

SCHABBELL

Beguinenstraße 4
23966 Wismar

museum@wismar.de

www.schabbellhaus.de