For the study of historical dress; consisting of analyses of costume in paintings, translations of and research into fashion plates, and occasionally actual sewing.
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Galerie des Modes, 41e Cahier (bis), 6e Figure
Robe à l'Anglaise trimmed with knife pleats edged with a Muslin frill, with cords and buttons matching the Gown, Hat trimmed with a gauze toque negligently fitted with a ribbon. (1784)
Watches. - "The fashion was, some time ago, to have two, but I can only assume it remains. Most of the watches are little, fewer are good, but the singular thing is that every "agreeable person" wants to have one of that sort."