walking dress

Walking Dress with Spencer, 1814, from Horace Vernet's Almanach des Modes. This pink satin spencer is topped with a pink and rose-stripped scarf with lace trim. The white muslin skirt has seven folded bands at the hem. The boots are a bold yellow and the gloves a lime green.
Walking Dress (from La Belle Assemblée, April 1817)
1819, from Rudolf Ackermann's The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashion, and Politics, 1809-1829. This grey walking dress is trimmed with ruby velvet and has a matching ruby velvet bonnet, with ostrich feathers.

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