Dresses of July 1794 from The Gallery of Fashion

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This is the fourth issue of the journal, Vol. I, no. 4. The volumes run from April to March. In this issue, there are two plates and two pages of description. Plate one features figure 15 and is shown below in color. Plate 2 features figures 16, 17, and 18 and is shown below in color.

Figure 15, "Court Dress"Detail of head
Original Text description reads as follows.

HEAD-DRESS. A chiffonet  of Itailian gauze; the bandeau  composed of three rows of white pearls; two rows of the same pearls twisted round the chiffonet. Three plain white feathers, and two edged with lilac placed in the head-dress. Several diamond pins, fancifully disposed in the hair. Bell lappets of gauze, tied in different parts with pearls. The hair very lightly frizzed, thrown into a variety of curls and ringlets, and intermixed with the chiffonet. Plain chignon. Petticoat of white silver tissue, trimmed at the bottom with a deep silver fringe, headed with a wreath of bulrushes; festoons of the same tied up with silver tassels. Body and train of striped lilac and silver tissue, trimmed with silver cord. Ruffles of rich blonde; a couble plaiting of the same round the neck. A plain white bow in the front, and a large bouquet on the left side. Ear- rings and necklace of diamonds. White shoes embroidered with silver.

Detail of `festoons of bulrushes' and fanDetail of diamond necklace/note plate shows a watch at the waist also
Figures 16, 17, and 18, labelled "Morning Dresses." Figure XVI (right) is in "Plain night gown of chintz with long sleeves, the train bound with yellow riband." Figure XVII (center) is in "Round gown of lawn, with a narrow border embroidered in lilac. Lond sleeves; a plaiting of lace ournd the neck." Figure XVIII is in "Round gown of muslin, flounced at the bottom. Short sleeves."
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