The Regency fashion. Round gown of fine callico. 1794.

The Age of Undress by Amelia Rauser.

Dress in the Age of Jane Austen by Hilary Davidson.

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Regency, Georgian, fashion history, costume,Heideloff,
MORNING DRESSES, October 1794

Round gown of fine callico. Gown and petticoat of plain muslin. 

Morning dresses. October 1794. The Gallery of Fashion. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London.

FIG. XXVII.

HEAD-DRESS. White hat, bound in black, and formed into a sharp point in the front, tied down with a yellow handkerchief; a yellow ostrich feather placed in the front. The hair of the toupee in small curls, the hind hair in ringlets. Gown and petticoat of plain muslin. Long sleeves; short sleeves, in small plaits, over them; the short sleeves and the gown trimmed with the same. The petticoat with a very broad hem. Handkerchief within the belt. Jonquille-coloured gloves and shoes.

FIG. XXVIII.

HEAD·DRESS. Small white silk hat, trimmed with yellow and pink-striped riband; a deep veil of clear white lawn, with an embroidered border in colours. The hair in light curls. Round gown of fine callico, with a narrow flounce of the same. Short full sleeves of plain muslin, made up into three different forms; the upper part loose, the middle in small plaits, and the end in ruffles. Over the shoulders pink and yellow taffeta, put into plaits, and crossing in the front. A narrow pink riband round the waist, tied on the left side. A string of white beads round the neck. Gold ear-rings. Yellow gloves and shoes.

Source: THE GALLERY OF FASHION Vol. 1,. April 1794 to March 1795. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London. 

The Age of Undress by Amelia Rauser.

Dress in the Age of Jane Austen by Hilary Davidson.

Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley 


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