Regency cottage cap. Spencer of maroon satin. Muslin petticoat.
The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 2. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London. Georgian fashion era. Costume in the time of Jane Austen.
Morning Dresses, March 1796.
The hair in small curls, plain chignon. Cottage cap of fine muslin, tied under the chin, trimmed with lace and white satin ribands. Petticoat of muslin, richly embroidered at the bottom. Spencer of maroon satin, plain, or blue cape, trimmed with lace. Muslin neck handkerchief. Fur muff. Red morocco slippers.
The front hair combed short upon the forehead; the side hair dressed in curls, and the hind hair turned up plain. Highland bonnet, made of gold foil and carmelite-coloured satin, the ends trimmed with a gold fringe; two carmelite-coloured, and five, six, or seven black feathers, placed in the front and at the top. Plain muslin petticoat. Straw-coloured chintz gown, cape, and lappels of carmelite-coloured satin, long sleeves. Muslin neck handkerchief, trimmed with lace. Double ruff of lace round the neck. Gold ear-rings. Jonquille gloves and shoes.
- The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 1,. April 1794 to March 1795.
- The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 2. April 1795 To March 1796.
- The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 3,. April 1796 To March 1797.
- The use of Corsets in the reign of Louis XVI., Revolutionary Period, George III.
- Les Incroyables et Merveilleuses. (Neoclassical Directoire, First Empire)
- Reign of Louis XVI. 1774 to 1780. (Late Rococo)
- Nymphs and Merveilleuses. Fashions – Manners – Usages, by Octave Uzanne.
- Comparison of the French and English modes. The Regency fashion period 1808-1815.
- The French Republic 1789 to 1804. (Directory, Regency, Georgian)
- Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. (French Empire, Regency, Georgian)
- Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. (French Empire, Late Georgian, Biedermeier, Romantic Era fashion period)
- Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Empire, Victorian era.
Support and Seduction: The History of Corsets and Bras (Abradale Books) by Beatrice Fontanel.
19th Century Fashion in Detail by Lucy Johnston
Underwear: Fashion in Detail by Eleri Lynn.
Embellishments: Constructing Victorian Detail by Astrida Schaeffer.
The Age of Undress by Amelia Rauser.
Dress in the Age of Jane Austen by Hilary Davidson.
Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley
Thoughout the ages, women's breasts have been subjected to the endless whims of fashion.
From the ancient Greeks to Mae West and Madonna, this light-hearted book charts the changing shapes of female beauty. The elegant and amusing images - including fashion drawings, paintings, photographs, and film stills - illustrate the often surprising history of the garments women have worn for support - and seduction.