Kunstbibliothek Modebild – Lipperheidesche Kostümbibliothek [14134336]

Gallery of Fashion, Fig. 215, 216: Afternoon Dresses (Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin CC BY-NC-SA)
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„Fig. 215. Fig. 216.
Published as the Act directs April 1. 1799, by N. Heideloff at the Gallery of Fashion Office, No. 7 John Str. Oxford Road."
Modedruck aus der Londoner Zeitschrift Gallery of Fashion. 1. April 1799.
Afternoon Dresses.
The Hair combed straight round the face; the hind hair turned up plain,
and the ends formed into loops. Bandeau of white satin, with a scarlet
edge, one end falling down over the ear, on the right side; the whole head-
dress ornamented with a silver band; peacock and silver Oriental feathers;
triple plaiting of point lace under the chin, fastened over the ear, on each
side, to the bandeau. Robe of scarlet and silver spotted muslin, the waist and
the front of the petticoat buttoned with gold buttons; the sleeves, and the
bottom trimmed with a scarlet riband; short full sleeves, ornamented with
gold buttons. Triple plaiting of lace round the neck. Sash of cross
striped white and scarlet satin, with a gold fringe, over the left shoulder,
and tied into a bow upon the right hip. White gloves and shoes.
The front and hind hair cropped and combed into bushy curls; orna-
mented with hair bandeaux, and a tassel of black bugle on the crown of
the head; one black, curled, ostrich, and two black esprit feathers placed
in the front. Petticoat and robe of black crape; white crape sleeves; the
whole trimmed with white satin Vandyke scollops: Queen Elizabeth ruff
of white love-gauze round the neck. Black double-loop ear-rings. Neck-
lace of black beads, with a cross round the neck. Black gloves and shoes.
Swan-down muff.


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Blattmaß: 28,2 x 22,6 cm

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... Who: Zur Personenseite: William Bulmer (1757-1830)
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