- a research project by Stephanie Smart for The House of Embroidered Paper -

The Hidden Wardrobe is a digital wardrobe of historical garments, currently held in private collections and museum stores.

From Dec 2018 - May 2020 the focus of The Hidden Wardrobe will be fashion from the Formal Regency period (1811-1820) and the broader Regency era (1795-1837), in order to reflect the fact that Stephanie is Artist-in-Residence at The Regency Town House where she is developing The Regency Collection for The House of Embroidered Paper - please click here for more details:

Please click on a picture to enlarge it and read the post; on each page that has accompanying audio click the word - here - and then the play arrow to listen​

Please note: the audio clips on this blog have been collected in the form of a sound sketchbook, rather than as finished works, their sound quality reflects this; they offer the chance to listen in to conversations had with experts in historical dress during some of the research visits that form the basis of The Hidden Wardrobe.