The fashion of Regency. Court Dress. Petticoat of crape, embroidered in silver.

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Court Dress, July 1795

Court Dress July 1795.


The hair dressed in light curls. Bandeau of silver crape, intermixed with the hair, crossed with silver laurels, and ornamented with diamonds. One lilac-coloured, and three white ostrich feathers, placed differently in the bandeau.

Petticoat of crape, embroidered in silver, trimmed with wreaths of laurels and festoons of lilac taffeta, in Vandyke scollops; double flounce at the bottom, with a silver fringe. Train and body of lilac crape; short sleeves à I’Espagnole, trimmed with blonde and pearls, and tied in two parts with a silver band. Full plaiting of blonde round the neck. Laurel tippet. Silver girdle. Festoon diamond necklace. Diamond ear-rings. Lappets of plaited blonde. White shoes embroidered in silver.

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