Friday, June 3, 2011

Regency Era Fashion Plate - May 1815 Ladies' Monthly Museum

Regency Era Fashion Plate - May 1815 Ladies' Monthly Museum

The Mirror of Fashion for May, 1815

Evening Dress
French Body, of White Crape, ornamented with Pink Satin and Flowers; the white Crape to be full, and banded with Pink Satin across the Bosom; the Sleeve to be made full, and ornamented with Gymp trimming down the Arm, fastened with Flowers. Pink Satin Braces and Sash, the ends terminating with Flowers.

Petticoat of White Crape, fastooned with Pink Satin, and looped with small Roses. The Hair profusely ornamented with Flowers.

Walking Dress

High Dress of India Jaconet Muslin; with gaged Body and Sleeves, double frilled round the neck, double Flounce of Scolloped Muslin round the Skirt. Spencer of coloured Satin, ornamented with French trimming; the Epaulets of full Satin, trimmed round; French Body; the Neck full trimmed with Satin, or Lace; the Sleeves made very full, and tied at the wrist with Satin Riband. Hat to correspond with the Spencer, loop'd on one side, and ornamented with an Ostrich Feather.

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