Romantic Era Fashion Plate –Ladies’ Monthly Museum
Lilac dress, collected of sharp Levantine silk; the body made high to the throat; the sleeves are long and narrow, and finished at the wrist with a plain cuff, edged round the border with a narrow piping; the top of the sheath to correspond with the underside of the dress. The underside of the skirt is finished with a full wadded hem, surmounted by a puffing of the same painted satin, and confined in narrow divisions by pipings of the same notes: this is headed by a narrower rouleau of the same, with a waved cord passing fancifully round.
With this dress is worn a sharp cherry silk sun-hat, concluded round the edge with pipings of the same, and finished with full puffings on the crown to correspond; also a small French kerchief broad belt. Yellow kid gloves and Morocca reticule.
Dress collected of book muslin; the body low, and ornamented by broad satin straps, confined in the centre of the bust by a broad inlet of the same notes; the sleeves are full, and finished by puffings of blond lace between each strap, the same to confine the underside of the arm. The skirt is ornamented round the border by a scolloped flounce, headed with a narrow rouleau, with small bows of white satin riband at equal distances; – the whole surmounted by satin tucks finished at the edge with narrow satin pipings.
Turban, collected of white and blue gauze, with the hair in full curls placed on each side of the brow. Over this dress is worn a gorgeous silk scarf. Pearl jewels set in gold. White kid gloves and white satin shoes.
These elegant dresses were invented by Miss Pierpoint, No. 12, Edward-street, Portman-check.