The reign of crinoline. Petticoats, Cashmere shawls, Pompadour parasols. Dressmakers, like tailors, had begun to deal in ready-made garments.
Glimpses of Gotham and city characters. Men and women who deal in fancy costumes. New York, 1881. Actresses Lizzie Kelsey, Pauline Markham, Emily Duncan, Eliza Wetherby, Fanny Louise Buckingham.
Captain Cuttle. Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens.
The Revolution of July, 1830 — Fashions in Louis Philippe’s reign — Microscopical bonnets, called “bibis,” “cabriolets” — Variety of caps — Fashions of the Middle Ages and of the Renaissance — The stage — Historic costumes — Influence of Rachel, the actress — Greek and Roman fashions — Colours — Various designations of materials — Bedouin sleeves — Bonnets and head-dresses — Pamela bonnets — Novel eccentricities — Taglioni gowns, gathered “4 la Vierge,” laced “à la Niobe,” &c. — The “Sylvestrine” — Costumes to be worn on occasions of attempts on the king’s life — Bouquets for balls.
France 19th century. Fashion during the Second Republic. 1848 to 1864. History of Fashion. Girondin mantles. Beaver bonnets. Kasawecks. Summer dresses. Jewellery.