Image from page 450 of “The Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics” (1809)

Identifier: repositoryofarts726acke
Title: The Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics
Year: 1809 (1800s)
Authors: Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834
Subjects: Fashion Art, Decorative
Publisher: London : Published by R. Ackermann … Sherwood & Co. and Walker & Co. … and Simpkin & Marshall …
Contributing Library: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation

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ngs a la Flamande; goldchain and necklace. Circular reti-cule of ponceau velvet, edged with FASHIONS. gold, and trimmed with British lace;strings of ponceau and white satin.Short whit® gloves; white satin shoes;painted gauze fan. BALL DRESS. White tulle dress worn over a Haiti blue satin slip; the corsagehigh across the bust, very full, andset in a band; the sleeve short andfull, with a wreath of China rosesdown the centre, from the shoulderto the band round the arm. Theskirt is decorated with cornucopiasof blue and white satin, and a wreathof flowers, emanating from the topof each, falls gracefully, and unite*with the point of the next cornuco-pia: a full puffing of tulle, over a rou-leau of blue satin, terminates theedge of the dress. Ceinture of Hai-ti blue; the ends long, the one ofwhite, the other of blue satin rib-bon, entwined, and brought acrossto the opposite side, just above theborder, and fastened with a bowand end of each. Head-dress ofblue gauze lisse; a bow on the right

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