Dresses of August 1795 from The Gallery of Fashion
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This is the fifth issue of the second volume (Vol II, no. 5). The volumes run from April to March. In this issue, there are two plates and two pages of description. Plate one features figures 63 and 64 and is labelled "Morning Dress." Plate 2 features figures 65, 66, and 67; it is labelled "Ranelagh Evening Dresses."
Original Text Reads as Follows:
The hair in light curls. Veil bonnet of fine muslin, drawn at the top with a narrow riband tied behind in a bow, and crossed in the middle with a wreath of flowers. Brunswick robe of fine India muslin, scolloped and embroidered at the boom; long sleeves. Sash of white satin riband. Large muslin handkerchief. White muslin long trimmed cloak, tied in the front with a white silk riband, and the ends floating. Light blue gloves and shoes.
The hair in curls and ringlets. Cottage gipsey straw bonnet, the edge trimmed with straw ornaments, and the front with a bow of lilac riband, tied under the chin with the same riband. Child's frock of white callico; short sleeves, turned up with a cuff trimmed with lace. White Barcelona handkerchief with an embroidered border. Sash of broad lilac riband. Jonquille gloves. Yellow shoes.
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