pea green dinner dress ~ 1839

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Early Victorian Era Fashion Plate – March 1839, Ladies Pocket Magazine

London Dinner Dress – Pea green pou de soie robe; corsage cut low, trimmed with a round lapel, and pointed at bottom; short sleeve, terminating in a double bouillon. The skirt is trimmed with two flounces; they are headed with an embroidery in a scroll pattern in gold thread, and lightly edged with gold. A superb gold cordeliere encircles the waist. Pink tulle turban, a small round shape, decorated only with a veil of tulle Grecque tastefully disposed upon it.

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