Regency petticoat of white satin. Robe of orange-colored crape.

Nikolaus, Heideloff, Neoclassical, fashion, costume, Empire, Regency, petticoat,

Petticoat of white satin. Robe of orange-colored crape.

Evening Dress, March 1796.


Turban of orange-colored satin; gold and silver spangled bandeau; the hair (with or without powder) drawn through in different parts of the turban; the hind hair turned up short and plain, the ends returned and formed into a large curl at the top of the head; one salmon-coloured, and one white ostrich feather, with several diamonds, placed in the front.

White satin petticoat. Robe of orange-colored crape, scollopped and trimmed round the neck with lace; short sleeves equally scollopped. Sash of white satin riband, tied at the right side, the ends trimmed with a gold and silver fringe.

Large pearl ear-rings. Diamond necklace. Large gold upper bracelets. White gloves and shoes.

Source: The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 2. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London.


Note:  Short puffed sleeves costume. Guirlande de Mousse mêlée de fleurs.

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