Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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Fig. 1. Light silk dress. Corsage high, plaited down the front; small bishop sleeves finished at the top with two caps and broad cuff. Fancy trimming down the front of the skirt. Thin bonnet with a rich lace veil and flowers

Fig. 2. A new style of silk plaid. Corsage half high and plain bishop sleeves, nearly tight, confined at the top with a trimming; a corresponding trimming on the waist and skirt: Neopolitan bonnet.

Fig. 3. A foulard dress. Cardinal of India muslin with needle work and two rows of Mechlin lace, with a trimming of leaves across the crown, finished with a bunch of roses.

Fashion Plate from Google Books Godey's Lady's Book 1843

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