Robes Modèles Historiques, Incroyable
Designed, Printed and Published by Daydou Fils French
Not on view
45th plate of album with 60 19th-century costume plates and 1 drawing of mostly women's historical costumes, featuring a variety of designs for traditional costumes from different parts of the world, as well as costumes for literary characters, including Esmeralda. This plate consists of a woman wearing a female costume for an Incroyable, made up of a knee-length blue dress with thin, vertical, undulating garlands of purple flowers and green leaves on the border of the skirt, and with thin, intermittent golden lines and small ruffles on the bust line, and a matching light blue sleeveless jacket, bordered with intermittent golden lines and with golden rosettes. Over the dress, she wears a brown belt around her torso with vertical stripes and red, white and black beads. She wears a light blue Incroyable hat with brown details and yellow ribbon rosettes, white stockings and brown low heels with bows, and holds a thin, light brown cane in one hand.