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Title
English fashions, 1879
Alternative Title
The Young Englishwoman
Publication Information
Ella Strong Denison Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Fashion Plate Collection, 19th Century
Rights Information
For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact the Ella Strong Denison Library at http://libraries.claremont.edu/denison
Description
Two woman are depicted standing in an interior. The woman on the left wears a gray hat with yellow plumes, pink flowers, and white lace. Her dress is gray with a narrow v-neck and long sleeves. There are bands of yellow at the collar, cuffs, and near the hem of the skirt. The dress has double row of buttons on the bodice down to the hips. The skirt has a train and is edged with pleats. Above the pleats are two rows of ruffles, centered with the yellow band. The overskirt and hem of the bodice have rows of bobble fringe, with four rows of small pompoms. The woman on the right wears a black hat with bright blue ribbon and plumes. Her dress is black with long sleeves and a small train. The skirt has elaborate asymmetrical draping at the back with fringe and ruching, and two large bright blue bows as accents.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/fpc/id/452
Language
English
Subject
Women's clothing
Color in clothing
Dresses
Hats
Feathers
Flowers
Lace and lace making
Buttons
Earrings
Pleats (Sewing)
Bows (Ribbon work)
19th C costume England
Dots
Ruffle
Fringe
Time Period
1870-1879
United Kingdom - High Victorian, 1860-1885
Place
England
Source
Fashion Plate, engraving (print), colored, 8.125 x 10.625 inches; Scripps College, Ella Strong Denison Library, Macpherson Collection, Costume Plates of Myrtle Tyrrell Kirby, box 10
Relation
Fashion Plate Collection, 19th Century - http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/col/fpc

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