Lady's Monthly Museum, August 1811

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Lady's Monthly Museum (1811)

Cabinet of Fashion.


Fig. 1.--Walking dress of fine corded muslin, and close to fit the neck, and trimmed with a frill of lace, the bottom finished with narrow tucks. A Roman helmet of pink sarsnet, or crape cap of net lace, caught up in the centre of the forehead; a Grecian scarf of pink silk; buff shoes and gloves.

Fig. 2.--An embroidered sarsnet tunic, with long sleeves, confined in front of the dress in the most simple manner. A Flemish bonnet of white satin, edged with a raised border of chenille, and ornamented with a flower in front; pink parasol; buff gloves.

Fig. 3.--A round robe of plain muslin, or crape, with a border of needle work at the feet; a Roman coat, of green shot sarsnet, with pointed cape, binding and tassels the same colour; a Parisian cap, same colour as the pelisse, ornamented with a rose in front; long white veil; green silk boots; buff gloves.

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