MORNING DRESSES, March 1795 | AFTERNOON DRESSES, January 1795

The Gallery of Fashion May 1795. Afternoon dresses.

The Gallery of Fashion May 1795. Afternoon dresses.

Heideloff`s Gallery of Fashion April 1795. England Morning Dress.
The hair dressed. in small curls and ringlets; two small braids turned under the side curls, and the chignon turned up plain. Bandeau of muslin crossed with flowers. Three white ostrich feathers on the right side. Chemise of muslin, embroidered in colours; the sleeves tied with a narrow lilac riband. Sash à l`enfantine, of lilac riband. Large muslin handkerchief. Pearl bracelets and ear-rings. Lilac shoes with flat heels.

Heideloff`s Gallery of Fashion April 1795. England Morning Dress.


The hair dressed. in small curls and ringlets; two small braids turned under the side curls, and the chignon turned up plain. Bandeau of muslin crossed with flowers. Three white ostrich feathers on the right side. Chemise of muslin, embroidered in colours; the sleeves tied with a narrow lilac riband. Sash à l`enfantine, of lilac riband. Large muslin handkerchief. Pearl bracelets and ear-rings. Lilac shoes with flat heels.

EVENING DRESSES, December 1794

EVENING DRESSES, December 1794

Gallery of Fashion December 1794. Robe à la Turque. Evening dresses. FIG. XXXIV. HEAD-DRESS. The hair in light curls; double chignon. the ends returned in ringlets. White and coquelicot striped Barcelona twisted turban, the end falling very low behind. One white and purple ostrich feather placed behind. A purple silk round gown, drawn in the waist; long sleeves, and trimmed with white fur. Coquelicot-coloured sash. Swan-down tippet, Handkerchief within the gown. A string of white beads round the neck. Gold loop pattern ear-rings. White gloves and shoes. FIG. XXXV. Robe à la Turque. 
HEAD-DRESS. Chiffonet made of white embroidered lawn, black velvet bandeau set with pearls. One white, one black, and two white and lilac’ feathers, with a large diamond pin placed on the right side. Petticoat and robe à la Turque of white satin, trimmed with gold foil, and a black fringe intermixed with gold. High tucker of blonde, double plaited. Diamond earrings. White shoes embroidered in gold. Party-coloured fur muff.
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Gallery of Fashion December 1794. Robe à la Turque. Evening dresses.

FIG. XXXIV.
HEAD-DRESS. The hair in light curls; double chignon. the ends returned in ringlets. White and coquelicot striped Barcelona twisted turban, the end falling very low behind. One white and purple ostrich feather placed behind. A purple silk round gown, drawn in the waist; long sleeves, and trimmed with white fur. Coquelicot-coloured sash. Swan-down tippet, Handkerchief within the gown. A string of white beads round the neck. Gold loop pattern ear-rings. White gloves and shoes.

FIG. XXXV. Robe à la Turque.

HEAD-DRESS. Chiffonet made of white embroidered lawn, black velvet bandeau set with pearls. One white, one black, and two white and lilac’ feathers, with a large diamond pin placed on the right side. Petticoat and robe à la Turque of white satin, trimmed with gold foil, and a black fringe intermixed with gold. High tucker of blonde, double plaited. Diamond earrings. White shoes embroidered in gold. Party-coloured fur muff.

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Silk dress (location unknown), 1795

Silk dress (location unknown), 1795

Conversation dans un parc by Boilly, 1790s-1810s
Check out that mismatched ensemble!

Conversation dans un parc by Boilly, 1790s-1810s

Check out that mismatched ensemble!

Hannah Jarvis and her daughters by James Earl, 1791
My last piece of documentation for my future spotted chemise dress!

Hannah Jarvis and her daughters by James Earl, 1791

My last piece of documentation for my future spotted chemise dress!


Two chemise dresses from Journal des Luxus, 1795 (Sept. and Oct.)

Baroness de Chalvet-Souville by Francois-Andre Vincent, 1793
This is my main documentation for a white-on-white polka dot chemise dress; however, dotted chemise a la reines don’t seem to be extremely rare! The Germans especially appear to have an affinity for them, which I will post.

Baroness de Chalvet-Souville by Francois-Andre Vincent, 1793

This is my main documentation for a white-on-white polka dot chemise dress; however, dotted chemise a la reines don’t seem to be extremely rare! The Germans especially appear to have an affinity for them, which I will post.


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