Two Ladies at breakfast in their dressing room.
Morning dresses. November 1794. The Gallery of Fashion. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London.
HEAD-DRESS. A French night cap, the cawl of worked muslin, with a double border aflame in half plaits; round the head, a broad striped riband quilled. with a large bow behind, and in the front. The peignoir, or loose jacket and petticoat of checker muslin, with a very broad hem, and the trimming of plain muslin, scalloped. Large muslin handkerchief within the peignoir. A narrow riband tied round the waist. White mules, or slippers.
HEAD-DRESS. Duke of York’s night cap of dear muslin, the plaits drawn together at the top, and trimmed with a narrow lace, the whole tied round with a small pink riband; deep border edged with the same lace, falling carelessly round the face; a pink riband round the head, tied in a bow behind. Gown and petticoat of fine calico; the petticoat trimmed with a deep flounce of plain muslin; the gown with a capuchin cape, and long sleeves tied at the wrists with pink riband; the whole trimmed with plain muslin. Large muslin handkerchief within the gown. Red Morocco slippers.
Source: THE GALLERY OF FASHION Vol. 1,. April 1794 to March 1795. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London.