1804. Costume Parisien. "Chapeau de Velours. Douillette de Satin." Hat of velvet; overcoat (or quilted coat) of (silk) satin. Also a strikingly short hem for early Regency, and a cute bonnet with a long lace veil. The coat is trimmed with either white fur or feathers (swansdown or something else).
Blatter Fur Kostumkunde Lipperheide Verlag No. 1-57, Plate 062. Fashion plates, 1790-1929. Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Lee Simonson (b17509853) | This German fashion plate depicts a man holding what appears to be a crossbow. #fashion