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December mourning dress, 1811 England, Ackermann’s Repository

December mourning dress, 1811 England, Ackermann’s Repository

August evening dress, 1811 England, Ackermann’s Repository

August evening dress, 1811 England, Ackermann’s Repository

July opera dress (and a suit for boys), 1811 England, Ackermann’s Repository

July opera dress (and a suit for boys), 1811 England, Ackermann’s Repository

July promenade dress, 1811 England, Ackermann’s Repository

July promenade dress, 1811 England, Ackermann’s Repository

September walking dresses, 1810 England, Ackermann’s Repository

September walking dresses, 1810 England, Ackermann’s Repository

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.

New York fashions for fall, 1870 US, Butterick Co
Metropolitan fashions for autumn, 1891 US, Butterick

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