Collection: Georgian Heritage (1714 - 1837)

The Georgian era encompasses the reigns of George I, II, III, and IV in addition to William IV, and runs from 1714 to 1837.

Significant social, political, and cultural shifts occurred during this time. Fabrics during this period were often luxurious, reflecting the opulence and refinement of Georgian society.

Advancements in textile production techniques, such as the invention of the Jacquard loom, allowed for more intricate and elaborate designs to be created, further enriching the textiles of the time.

The Regency era is a sub-period of the longer Georgian era. Regency fabric typically refers to textiles and fabrics associated with the Regency era in England, which spans approximately from 1811 to 1820.

This period coincides with the regency of George IV, who ruled as Prince Regent before ascending to the throne as King.

Regency fabric reflects the fashion and design aesthetics of this time, which was influenced by Neoclassical and Empire styles. Overall, fabrics during the Regency era reflected the elegance, refinement, and romanticism of the period, with an emphasis on lightness, simplicity, and graceful drapery in design.

Regency stripe georgian