Dresses of November 1795 from The Gallery of Fashion

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This is the eighth issue of the second volume (Vol II, no. 8). The volumes run from April to March. In this issue, there are two plates and two pages of description. Plate one features figures 74, 75, and 76 and is labelled "Morning Dresses." Figure 76 is in a riding habit however. Plate 2 features figure 77; it is labelled "Evening Dress."

Original Text Reads as Follows:



The hair dressed in light curls; the hind hair turned under, and the ends returned in ringlets. Caroline hat of white satin, trimmed with yellow satin riband; yellow feather placed in the front bow. Round gown of muslin, embroidered in colours; long sleeves; double flounce at the bottom. Double trimming round the neck. Black satin cloak, trimmed with broad black lace. Jonquille coloured gloves and shoes.


The hair in curls and ringlets. White patent hat made of raw silk, trimmed with plaid silk, scolloped, and white riband. Round gown of India long cloth; short sleeves, trimmed with lace; a broad hem and tuck at the bottom. Two row of full plaiting round the neck. Yellow gloves and shoes.


The hair in curls and ringlets; the hind hair turned up plain. White patent hat made of raw silk; two yellow craped feathers in the front. Riding dress of grey cloth. Waistcoat of yellow silk. Riding handkerchief, trimmed full round the neck. York tan gloves. Yellow shoes.



The hair dressed in large curls; the side hair in ringlets.. Chiffonet of light blue satin, the ends trimmed with blue silk and silver fringe. One black craped feather int he front; one white and one yellow ostrich feather placed on the right side. White muslin petticoat. Russia robe of white muslin, embroidered in blue and silver. Long sleeves of blue satin; the épaulettes looped up with a large pearl; the whole trimmed with blue silk and silver fringe. Small handkerchief, drown together in the front with a diamond slider. Two strings of pearls round the neck. Diamond earrings. White shoes, embroidered in silver.

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