Getting dressed in the 18th century

The outfit shown in this video is based on one of the figures in the Joshua Reynold's painting Mrs Paine and her Daughters of 1765. The maid’s outfit is modelled on La Belle Chocolatière by Jean-Etienne Liotard of 1743-45.

Mrs Paine and her daughters

Mrs Paine and her daughters, by Joshua Reynolds, 1745.