Regency round gowns. Veil of blue gauze 1796.

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Morning dresses, September 1796.

Regency round gowns. Veil of blue gauze.

The Gallery of Fashion September 1796. England Morning dresses.


The toupee short and straight; the hind hair turned up plain, the ends returned and formed into a ringlet on each side the neck. Bonnet of dove coloured silk, formed into a hat, trimmed with broad lace and white silk riband, tied under the chin with the same. Veil of blue gauze. Round gown of embroidered muslin; short full sleeves, drawn and plaited on the shoulders. Blue silk handkerchief. Grey coloured gloves. Yellow shoes.

The toupee cut short all combed straight, plain chignon; cap of clear muslin, the cawl drawn behind into the form of a rose, trimmed with a double border of lace, broad green striped riband, forming a large bow in the front and behind; lappet of plaited muslin round the chin. Round gown of thick muslin, with a narrow plaiting of lace round the neck; narrow pink riband tied loosely round the neck. Sash of green striped riband. Cloak of thin muslin, trimmed with the same. Necklace of large beads. Yellow gloves and shoes.

Source: The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 3, 1795-1796. Published by Nicolaus Wilhelm von Heideloff, London.