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October evening fashions, 1833 US, Godey’s Lady’s Book

October evening fashions, 1833 US, Godey’s Lady’s Book

Evening and morning dresses for January, 1836 England, Court Magazine

MORNING DRESS
Of plaid Swiss gingham, fastened down the side with bows of green riband.  Collar of French lawn, trimmed with a Mechlin edging.  A simple cap of worked lawn, with full double border of Mechlin lace, under which the hair is arranged in bands and tied with pink riband.
EVENING DRESS
Of mulberry velvet, with long sleeves of blonde appliquée, full chimisette of blonde.  The hair is fastened with an elegant carved comb.  Bandeau and ear-rings of gold.  Scarf of tulle, the ends of which are worked in gold, and gold fringe.

Evening and morning dresses for January, 1836 England, Court Magazine

MORNING DRESS

Of plaid Swiss gingham, fastened down the side with bows of green riband.  Collar of French lawn, trimmed with a Mechlin edging.  A simple cap of worked lawn, with full double border of Mechlin lace, under which the hair is arranged in bands and tied with pink riband.

EVENING DRESS

Of mulberry velvet, with long sleeves of blonde appliquée, full chimisette of blonde.  The hair is fastened with an elegant carved comb.  Bandeau and ear-rings of gold.  Scarf of tulle, the ends of which are worked in gold, and gold fringe.

October evening dress, 1834 England, Court Magazine

October evening dress, 1834 England, Court Magazine

February evening dress, 1836 England, Court Magazine

Of black velvet; the corsage drapé, with short full sleeves. The hat of black velvet with rose-colour feathers and blonde lappets, arranged as a cap with flowers round the face. Zephyr scarf of rose-colour. Earrings and chain of gold, set with carbuncles.

February evening dress, 1836 England, Court Magazine

Of black velvet; the corsage drapé, with short full sleeves. The hat of black velvet with rose-colour feathers and blonde lappets, arranged as a cap with flowers round the face. Zephyr scarf of rose-colour. Earrings and chain of gold, set with carbuncles.

Evening dress, 1836 England, Court Magazine
The source has a version with enhanced color.

Evening dress, 1836 England, Court Magazine

The source has a version with enhanced color.

Susan Walker Morse (The Muse) by Samuel Morse, 1836-37 US, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Susan Walker Morse (The Muse) by Samuel Morse, 1836-37 US, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

(Source: metmuseum.org)

hatsfromhistory:

vintagevision:

ragbag:

know your top hat styles*
i rock a tilbury 24/7. just sayin’.
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*from: the whole art of dress! by “a cavalry officer” (1830).

hatsfromhistory:

vintagevision:

ragbag:

know your top hat styles*

i rock a tilbury 24/7. just sayin’.

__

*from: the whole art of dress! by “a cavalry officer” (1830).

Alexandre Louis Joseph Berthier Prince of Wagram and his daughter by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1838 France

Alexandre Louis Joseph Berthier Prince of Wagram and his daughter by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1838 France

Summer dress, ca 1840 France, Les Arts Décoratifs

Summer dress, ca 1840 France, Les Arts Décoratifs

Men’s housecoat, ca 1830 France, Les Arts Décoratifs

Men’s housecoat, ca 1830 France, Les Arts Décoratifs

Day dress, 1830-35 France, Les Arts Décoratifs
I wish we could see the front. :(

Day dress, 1830-35 France, Les Arts Décoratifs

I wish we could see the front. :(

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