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Morning Dress or Costume of Devotion. Plate 23, Vol IV. Ackermann's Repository of Arts. Published 1st October, 1810.


The following text accompanies the image: 


"A plain cambric high gown, with surplice sleeves, and vandyke border around the throat. A Spanish robe of pea-green muslin, crape or sarsnet, bordered with cable trimming, and buttoned to the shape in front. A winged mob cap, composed of white crape and beading. A bee-hive bonnet of fine moss or plaited straw, ornamented with white sarsnet ribbon. Limeric gloves, and Spanish slippers of sea-freen kid."


The Repository of Arts was an illustrated periodical which focused on art, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics. It was published by Rudolph Ackermann from 1809-1828. The Repository influenced fashion, architecture and literature during the Regency and late Georgian period. It included plates showing paintings, furniture and objects as well as two or more anonymous fashion plates such as the one here per number, sometimes with with one or two figures and occasionally a piece of fine furniture. 

Morning Dress - Framed Antique Print

SKU: 1114
  • Image Number: 1114
    Title: Morning Dress
    Publisher: Rudolph Ackermann
    Medium: Aquatint

    Framed size (h x w): 304 x 226mm

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