Gallery of Fashion, Morning Dresses, January 1798. I’m sorry this scan isn’t great, because this is one of those that I desperately wish was clearer! The pink gown has some nice back seams and they both have on very unusual bonnet. And do I spy polka dots?! The description describes the pink dress as “raven-shaded” and the black trim is made if velvet!
Journal des Dames et des Modes (Published in Fashions of London and Paris), September 1799.
Ladies’ Museum, Full Dress, January 1799. I absolutely freaking adore the red and white dress. It is absolute perfection. And the one on the left is WEIRD. I also like this one because it illustrates human error in the cataloging process. Check out the date that is written at the top. Whoops!
Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1799. Look at her little spyglass! I’m pretty sure my life won’t be complete unless I own one of those…