Banyan 1750s The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Man's At-Home Robe (Banyan), Unknown, Textile: China; robe: the Netherlands, Textile: robe: Costumes, Silk satin and silk plain weave (damassé).

example of a banyan or nightgown for a woman. In the 1650s, the introduction of the Japanese kimono to Western society by the Dutch East India Company started a fashion for these simple loose garments. While it was difficult to import traditional kimonos from Japan, English tailors were soon making them up in the most fashionable silks. It would have been worn over stays and petticoats in the privacy of home.

Banyan or Morning Gown (woven) (made) by Anna Maria Garthwaite born 1690 - died 1763 (possibly, designer) Great Britain

British Dress 1807 Cotton--which looks so much like the final dress for Lydia in the P show I worked on!!!

1807 Culture: British Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 86 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Gould Family Foundation Gift, in memory of Jo Copeland, 2012

Man's dressing gown, Spain, mid-18th century. Heavy white silk brocaded with silk floss and chenille in a large-scale floral in blue, green and coral. The contrasting silk is a floral brocade with a yellow ground.

Dressing Gown, century Spain Medium: silk Technique: compound weave with brocading and chenille.

CHINA BANYAN AZUL 1760 SEDA

Banyan, ca. Chinese, indigo-dyed silk, linen (c) Metropolitan Museum of Art

Green silk banyon circa 1760

Mens banyan, ca 1760 England (ca silk), Cora Ginsburg. A banyan was a comfortable, warm, semi-fitted coat worn by fashionable men at home. They were inspired by coats worn in India which must have caught the interest of European traders.

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Some costumed inspiration for outfits. Be as fancy or costumed as you like, just remember to be comfortable and bring a bathing suit!

Banyan, Spitalfields, 18th century, altered at a later date. Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Banyan English (Spitalfields) century (remodeled) Object Place: Spitalfields, England Dimensions L: cm Accession Number Medium or Technique Ivory;

Court Robe    Date:      late 19th century  Culture:      Chinese  Medium:      silk  Dimensions:      Length at CB: 55 1/2 in. (141 cm)  Credit Line:      Gift of Estate of Mrs. Thomas Lamont, 1953  Accession Number:      C.I.53.22.2    This artwork is not on display

Court Robe Date: late century Culture: Chinese Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 55 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Estate of Mrs. Thomas Lamont, 1953 Accession Number: This artwork is no

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Man's coat, waistcoat, & breeches, France, Les Arts Decoratifs I can see the Duke of Avon from These Old Shades wearing this (Georgette Heyer)

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