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1815. The Pragmatic Costumer says, "An English fashion on the left and a French fashion to the right. It’s nice to see that even though the two countries were fighting, they could still peaceably share fashions... I love the scalloped hem and slashed puff sleeves. These are later in the era, toward the tail end of the war, but I really adore the colors and fit! Also, look at their tiny shoes."
Hat, ca. 1800, French. Silk, raffia, metal. In the Metropolitan Museum of Art costume collection.