Winter modern fashion, Victorian fur hat, 1903
Friday, June 18, 2010
The World of Fashion; February 1838
Fig. 2--White satin robe, the border finidhed with a deep flounce of real lace, and the front of the skirt trimmed en tablier with lace ; it is terminated upon the flounce by a knot of oiseau ribbon and a flower. The eorsage deeply pointed at bottom, and draped à la Sevigné at top, is ornamented on the shoulder with knots of ribbon ; the drapery of the corsage is formed of reseau, as is also the biais that ornament the sleeves. The latter are terminated with lace manchettes à la Venitiennne. Head-dress of hair, ornamented with flowers.
The world of Fashion. March 1838
A rob of pink velours épinglé, trimmed round the border with a wreath of leaves in dead gold; a gerbe of them ascends on each side of the front as high as the knee.Corsage drapé trimmed with blond, standing up on each side of the bust. Short sleeves, the lower part moderately full, and arranged in front, and a twisted knot behind; it is ornamented with a wreath of gold leaves, terminated by a red rose with buds and foliage.