Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Galerie des Modes, 58e Cahier, 1ere Figure

The beautiful Sophie, waiting for her lover at a rendez-vous, she is dressed in a morning Robe à l'Anglaise, etc. etc.

Costume of the Countess,

"Very light Robe à l'Anglaise; belt which cuts it in two like an ant; scarf mantelet which is knotted, or, if one wishes, wrinkled on the hips; cap à la Cagliostro, with three rows of goffered papillons and seven corners in the style of bows falling on the nose, the rest at will."

Les Chiffons, by Mlle Javotte, mender, Paris, 1787.

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