Heideloff’s Gallery of Fashion. January 1795. England Morning Dress.
Regency bonnet of black velvet, French grey satin cloak 1795.
FIG. XXXVI. MORNING DRESS.
Bonnet of black velvet, trimmed with purple satin and purple satin riband, forming a large bow in the front and behind. One black ostrich feather placed in the front. The hair dressed in light curls; the hind hair in ringlets. Round gown of striped and figured dimity, scalloped in coquelicot. Large muslin handkerchief and full cravat. Coquelicot-coloured sash. French grey satin cloak, trimmed with white fur. Black and white York striped fur muff. Red Morocco slippers.
Source: The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 1,. April 1794 to March 1795. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London.
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