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Lady's Monthly Museum, February 1802
|Lady's Monthly Museum (1802)|
This issue claims to have coloured plates, but my copy has been "stripped" (the plates removed to sell individually). The original description of the plates is on page 133 and reads as follows.
Cabinet of Fashion,
WITH ELEGANT COLOURED PLATES.
1. A black velvet hat, and feather. The dress plain, with a ruff; and a Spanish cloak of scarlet cloth, trimmed with white fur.
2. A plain dress, with tucks. A hat of purple velvet, trimmed with blue velvet ribands and feather. A short pelise of purple silk, trimmed with black fur and purple ribands. Glove light tanned.
3. A head-dress of scarlet velvet, trimmed with swansdown and white wreaths. A dress, plain, with a short dress trimmed with lace, and fastened on the breast with a silver chain: --the same round the arms. A sash of scarlet velvet, laced with silver cord and tassels. White gloves. Pearl bracelets and ear-rings. Scarlet velvet shoes, trimmed with silver.
4. The Moscow cap of blue cloth, trimmed with white fur and feather, and turned up with pink velvet, looped with pearls. The dress open in front, and fastened with rosettes of lace. Shoes pink velvet.
THE QUEEN'S BIRTH-DAY.
The Grecian style was particularly prevalent. The trains were, in general, of dark velvet, and the head-dresses corresponding to them, decorated with Ostrich feathers.--Gold chains, festoons of puce velvet, spangles, acorns, bows and tassels of gold, and gold fringe, were the prevailing ornaments.