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Hello everyone, here are some plates of styles that were fashionable in the winter of 1835, some of which include both the front and back of the dress. I’m not a big fan of the big sleeves that were popular in this period. They give the figure such a funny shape! But I quite like
Hello everyone, more fashion plates today, including one showing us a pretty child’s dress. Enjoy! TOILETTE D’INTERIEUR Robe de chambre of mousseline de laine; the corsage and skirt made all in one. The collar or pelerine is in revers, rounded at back and pointed on the shoulders, where it is ornamented with small tassels: this