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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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a mantle without aseam. The alterations which have takenplace since my last in full dress aremostly in head-dresses, some of themost novel of which I will try to de-scribe to you. The latest is the coef-f ure a la neige: in this head-dress thehair, disposed in a great number ofsmall curls, which nearly cover thetemples, and dressed very high be-hind, has seldom any other ornamentthan a pearl or diamond comb. In or-der to form a perfect idea of this coef-fure, you need only recall to yourmind the portraits of Marie de Me-dicis, mother of Louis XIII. fromwhich this antique fashion has latelybeen copied on the stage, and is nowgenerally adopted in the first circles. Cocffures a VJLspagnol are also infavour: the front hair is disposed insoft curls ; the hind hair, knotted atthe ends with bows of black and roseribbon, is fastened up in a very largeknot on the crown of the head: threelarge coqacs of rose and black rib-bon placed behind this knot are par-tially covered by a black blond veil,

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FASHIONABLE FURNITURE. m which, falling on the shoulders, shadesthe back of the neck. It is now so much the fashion towear the figures of birds and ani-mals in jewellery, that a wit, in speak-ing of a merveilleuse the other day,observed, that when she appearedfull dressed, her jewels offered agood representation of a little mena-gerie. Her bracelets and neck-lace serpents, her ear-rings doves, a mouseupon herring, a dog at her watch, hergirdle clasped by a butterfly, and up-on her head a bird of Paradise. Fashionable colours are, cocoa,bears-ear, mantle of Socrates, pon-ceau, violet, deep blue, gold, androse colours. Adieu, chcre Sopliie!Always your Eudocia. FASHIONABLE FURNITURE. A STUDY BOOKCASE AND MEDAL CABINET. It is proposed to introduce to ourreaders, through the present year, aSeries of new Examples of Furniture,that may not only be useful as singlearticles, but may benefit the generalmanufacture, as they will be design-ed, on correct principles, and fre-quently in combination


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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:77 bookcollection:philadelphiamuseumofart bookcollection:americana

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