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Lady's Monthly Museum, November 1802
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This issue has two color plates. The two plates in my edition are inserted or bound between pages 348 and 349. On page 348 the original text reads as follows.
Cabinet of Fashion,
WITH ELEGANT COLOURED PLATES.
1. A turban of pink and white crape, with feathers of the same colors. The dress, a skirt of pink sarcenet, with a spencer of white lace, bound with an antique onyx clasp, with a plaiting of lace on the body. The shoes scarlet silk.
2. A plain head-dress of lace, with a veil of the same, fastened by a knot on the crown. The dress, green sarcenet, with white cuffs, and a lace frill on the neck. The gloves and shoes buff silk.
3. A mazarine blue velvet hat, with feathers and ribbon of the same color. A cloak of the same, trimmed with black lace. The dress white muslin, plain. Shoes blue leather, and gloves tanned.
4. The head-dress a lace cap. A plain gown, with a white lace spencer. The gloves tanned, and the shoes red.
** The most fashionable colours are yellow, blue, pink, and green.
This month's issue opens with an engraving labelled "Miss Gunning." The opening piece is a two-page biography of this woman who is the daughter of the successful woman novelist, Mrs. Susanna Gunning.