'Walking Dress' A round robe of fine cambric or jaconot muslin, ornamented with a double flounce of French needlework at the feet, under an open pelisse, composed of French Grey sarsnet, lined with salmon colour; the upper part of the sleeves (s)lashed with satin of corresponding coulour fulled and let in. A full ruff of needle-work, and a small French Handkerchief round the neck. French hat of the satin straw, with a quilling of net round the rim; three rows of grey satin ribbon plain or quilled, round the crown and a full plume of white feathers, edged to correspond. Slippers, blue or red Morocco. Gloves, York tan.
Cambric is a fairly stiff-woven cotton fabric, more substantial than muslin; jaconot is an even heavier cotton. Sarsnet is thin silk, usually shiny. The colors: French Grey and salmon appear a bit dimmed in this print, which like most of the others in fashion magazines of that period, were engraved in black and white and hand colored.
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