Good Sunday morning. Today we are looking at October 1810.
FASHION FOR LADIES
PLATE 23. – A MORNING DRESS OR COSTUME A LA DEVOTION
A plain cambric high gown, with surplice sleeves, and Vandyke border round the throat. A Spanish robe of pea-green muslin, crape, or sarsnet, bordered with cable trimming, and buttoned to the shape in front. A winged mob cap, composed of white crape and beading. A bee-hive bonnet of fine moss or plaited straw, ornamented with white sarsnet ribbon. Limeric gloves, and Spanish slippers of sea-green kid.
PLATE 24. – PROMENADE, OR SEA-BEACH COSTUME
First figure. – A Grecian wrap gown, with high Armenian collar, bordered with treble rows of narrow muslin, or with three rows of appliquéd beading. An Egyptian tunic of pink or lilac, shot sarsnet, ornamented up the front with silk cord and buttons; round the bosom and cuffs to correspond. A hamlet hat of white imperial chip or straw, tied across the crown with white or lemon-coloured ribbon. A foundling cap of lace, exhibited in front, ornamented with corn-flowers. Pale tan gloves, and shoes the colour of the pelisse.
Second figure. – A white muslin robe, with biased bosom, formed of French net; a high rounded collar, sitting close to the throat, and finished with double plaiting of net; a sash of amber shot ribbon tied on the left side. A Circassian mantle of fine India muslin, with deep border of needle-work or lace. Head-dress composed of a square veil of lace, fancifully disposed over the hair, and confined with a broach in center of the forehead. York tan gloves, and Roman slippers of amber-coloured kid.