The Regency fashion. Riding dress. Black beaver hat. 1795.

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Riding dress. June 1795.

Riding dress. Black beaver hat. June 1795.

June 1795. The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 2. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London. Georgian fashion era. Neoclassical costumes in the time of Jane Austen.


A Lady going out on horseback. The hair dressed in easy curls, the hind hair turned up plain. Black beaver hat, trimmed with a purple velvet riband. Two black feathers placed on the left side. Full cravat round the neck, tied into a small bow in the front. Plaited trimming round the neck. One white and one blue under-waistcoat.

Riding dress of scarlet cloth, with a capuchin collar, fastened in the waist by a belt. Gold loop ear-rings. York tan gloves. Purple Spanish leather spring heel slippers.

Source: The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 2. April 1795 To March 1796. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London. 


Note:  The Regency fashion. Afternoon dress in half mourning. Robe à la Turque.

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