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LA BELLE ASSEMBLEE.
For MAY, 1807.
EXPLANATION OF THE PRINTS OF FASHION,
AT THE FRESCATI IN PARIS.
small brooch of bright amber confines the shirt ENGLISH COSTUME.
at the throat, and one of a larger size ornaments No. 1.-AN EVENING, or Ball Dress.
the gown in the centre of the bosom. A sash,
the colour of the coat, tied immediately in front. A round dress of soft white satin, with short | Indian turban cap, or bonnet of correspondent train, slashed sleeve, and square bosom, made tomaterials, worn generally with a veil of Brussels sit close to the forın ; embroidered round the lace. Hair cropt behind, and in simple curls in bottoin and bosom with a delicate border in silver. | front. White sarsnet parasol, with Vandy ke floss The shawl drapery, formed of a large square of | fringe. York can gloves, and kid shoes, the copink patent net, embroidered in correspondent lour of the coat. border of silver; which, by crossing the back, and being confined with a brooch on the left shoulder, furms the tunic drapery (now so much
A FASHIONABLE PARTY, in esteem) by the aid of a single pin only. Silver cord and tassels, suspended from one side of the figure. Large diamond brooch in the centre of the bosom, continued in a chain to the bottom
FIRST LADY. of the waist. Drawn tucker of Mechlin lace.
In a round dress of Italian crape, of a bright Hair in dishevelled curls on the crown of the lemon colour, over a white sarsnet slip. A short head, flowing in ringlets towards the left ear. full sleeve, and round bosom, cut low, with a Bandeau of diamonds finished in the centre in liucker of French net. Conversation bonnet of the form of a cockle-shell. Earrings of a similar chip, ornainented with lilac ribband. Hair curled form; armlets and bracelets of blended pearl
on the foreliead; and in ringlets on the shouls and hair. Pink satin shoes, trimmed with silverders. fringe. White kid gloves, rucked.
SECOND LADY. No. 2.-WALKING, OR CARRIAGE COSTUME.
A round dress of plain India muli muslin; with A French coat of imperial satin, or twill sars- | long waist, full sleeve, and frock back. A deep net, of a lavender-blossom, or light lilac colour ; | fall of Mechlin lace quite round the bosom. A bordered at the wrist, and entirely round the short sash, of bright morone tied behind. A turcoat, with a brocade ribband of the shaded jon-ban hat, of morone, satin, shaded in checks, and quille colour. A plain walking dress of the ornamented with field flowers in front. Necklace finest French cambric, or jaconet muslin, scol- and earrings of mocho-stone linked with gold. loped at the feet in the form of shells; two rows | Hair cropt close behind, and in deshevelled curls of open hems, or work, at regular distances, im-l in front. Long Angola shawl, of a bright amber mediately above it. Habit shirt of similar ma. | colour, with a rich and variegated border. White terial, let in with ricir point lace in front; with || kid gloves, and shoes of morone kid. treble high collars of lace and embroidery. A