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Sunday, February 7, 2010

Sunday Style - August 1801

Morning Dress

1. The Britannia bonnet in straw. A cloak of white muslin, trimmed with lace close to the body, with a part loose, in the Spanish manner, falling from the shoulders. A light green muslin gown, plain. Shoes straw-coloured. Gloves of the same, or York tan.

2. A muslin bonnet of lilac and white, trimmed with white lace. The gown lilac muslin. A Spenser cloak of white muslin. Gloves white net. Shoes white.

Source: The Lady's Monthly Museum, August 1801.


  1. Oooh, very pretty. Thanks, Heather.

  2. I love the lavender one! How pretty!

  3. I thought it might be nice to share details from one of the books in my collection. :o)