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Lady's Monthly Museum, May 1802
|Lady's Monthly Museum (1802)|
This issue claims to have two coloured plates, but my copy has been "stripped" (the plates removed to sell individually). The original description of the plates is on page 351 and reads as follows.
Cabinet of Fashion,
WITH ELEGANT COLOURED PLATES.
1. A hat of blue persian, with ribands and feather of the same colour. --A pelise of white muslin, open on the side, and trimmed with lace. Shoes blue.
2. A gipsy-hat, straw, with ostrich feathers, and ribands of the same colour. The dress flounced. A short pelise of lilac muslin, trimmed with white lace, and pearl buttons. Shoes straw-coloured.
3. A head-dress of gold net, with a roll of white muslin in front, bound with a gold loop; the crown of blue sarcenent, hanging behind, and ostrich feathers blue and white. The dress yellow sarcenet, trimmed with white muslin and fringe, and festooned with spigs of flowers. Shoes blue sarcenet.
4. The head-dress of pink silk; a bandeau of the same, striped with silver; and an ostrich feather, edged with pink. The dress white muslin, trimmed and laced behind with pink riband and silver buttons.