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Identifier: repositoryofarts324acke
Title: The Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics
Year: 1809 (1800s)
Authors: Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834
Subjects: Fashion Art, Decorative
Publisher: London : Published by R. Ackermann ... Sherwood & Co. and Walker & Co. ... and Simpkin & Marshall ...
Contributing Library: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation


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e gowns ofwhite or rose-coloured crepe trimmedwith bouillonne, made very full, andinterspersed with rosettes of anothercolour. The sleeves and the trim-ming of the corsage correspond.The rosettes must be of similar co-lours with the flowers which form thecoeffure; and the bouquet is now anindispensable appendage to full dress. Mourning head-dresses consist ofwhite satin hats with black feathers,or black ones with white plumes. Anornament, in the form of a reed, injet, placed rather far back, and aplume of black cocks feathers infront, are also fashionable. Whitemarabout plumes, mixed with goldornaments, are much in favour withladies out of mourning, as are alsoflowers. A favourite coeffure con-sists of three bouquets of roses ofdifferent colours, one placed justabove each ear, and the third insert-ed between the two large knots ofhair on the crown of the head. Those ladies who appear in co-lours, wear Trocadero, lavender, ci-tron, azure, rose, and crimson. Adieu I Always your Eudocia.

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185 FASHIONABLE FURNITURE. A FRENCH BED AND DECORATION OF THE CHAMBER. The end of the apartment beingsufficiently recessed to receive thetripod supports of the drapery, theystand in the situation represented inthe annexed plate during the day-time, but at night they may be drawnforward with the curtains, so as tocanopy the bed in as ample a manneras may be desired, and thus obtain alarger inclosure than is usual withthis article of furniture. The beditself is prepared to draw forwardon rollers, either accompanied by the semicircular back or otherwise,as by a simple means it is readily at-tached or liberated. The colour of the apartment be-ing a light blue, the draperies wouldharmonize if of a delicate fawn orpink, lined with white. The basketis intended to contain artificial flow-ers, and each tripod would be de-corated in a similar manner. Thechairs and other furniture should bedesigned in a corresponding style. INTELLIGENCE, LITERARY, SCIENTIFIC, &c. Shortly will be published, u


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bookid:repositoryofarts324acke bookyear:1809 bookdecade:1800 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Ackermann__Rudolph__1764_1834 booksubject:Fashion booksubject:Art__Decorative bookpublisher:London___Published_by_R__Ackermann_____Sherwood___Co__and_Walker___Co______and_Simpkin___Marshall____ bookcontributor:Philadelphia_Museum_of_Art__Library booksponsor:Lyrasis_Members_and_Sloan_Foundation bookleafnumber:229 bookcollection:philadelphiamuseumofart bookcollection:americana

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