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THE LONDON AND PARIS
LADIES' MAGAZINE OF FASHION,
POLITE LITERATURE, ETC.

DECEMBER, MDCCCLI.

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THE SILVER ARROW.

child as the daughter of the Countess. Her bis white lips whispered, “My blood is joined

mistress soon died, and who was there to with yours, traitor." The blood suddenly rushed ! (Concluded from Page 36.)

suspect or know more than the confidential to his face in apoplectic fullness : ,he dropped nurse?”

his arm and wavered a moment, then fell heahe evening the great hall of the castle “What proof is there that you do not lie?" vily to the ground. The shaft which he had brilliantly illuminated, and thrown open said the Count cooly, without manifesting be held loosely in his hand was pointed upwards ancing. Count Rudolin was there, some- lief or disbelief in the story.

and transfixed his body as its whole weight more composed than he had shown him. “My own oath, and the attested confessions pressed suddenly upon it. He stirred once, a few hours before ; but with a darker ex- of my wife just before her own death, are suf- and died. sion than common upon his countenance. ficient. But there is another kind of testimony Melchior solemnly waved back the peasants talisman of his house was still firmly to which you would give greater credence. as they crowded round the body. “ It is true sed in his hand, as if he feared to lose it The silver arrow of the House of Rudolin was then, that this fatal arrow, when it had missed . Perhaps he thought of what young Al-given to your ancestor just before the birth of the target, should find its mark in the archer's kad gained in exchange for risking his life. an heir. The child brought with him into the heart. Let the body be removed. Yet why ken, too, was there, no longer quietly beau-world an arrow distinctly marked upon his do I command in this hall. Albert of Rudolin, but discomposed, and each moment cast- arm, and this has distinguished all his descend- thou art Lord here, and you, Lilien, are misaround vague glances, which seemed to ants. You bear such a mark upon your own tress as before.” ore assistance. Melchoir received one and person, and you have heard that your child ed the mute sign to approach her.

also carried this seal of its descent. Look Can you not save him, father Melchior?here!” He bared the finely swelling arm of

TO A PAINTER.
No harm of life or limb will come to Al- Lilien up to her snowy shoulder, but there was
I know that which will set him free, and no trace upon that soft, fresh skin.

Best of Painters! now dispense
comes to the worst I will speak.”
“This should suffice for you. I demand my

All thy tinted eloquence : Save him then as he is. Can you talk so daughter Lilien."

Master of the roseate art,

Paint the mistress of my heart. of the danger to the son whom you have “It is enough!-take her. By heavens, false

Paint her, absent though she be, ted as your own ?” man, I might have known that no blood of

Paint her, as described by me. Countess Lilien, he can be relieved only mine could have sought to mingle itself with a

Paint her hair in tresses flowing ; our own fall. Do you consent to the sa- peasant's race. Aye! bring forward young Al

Black as jet its ringlets glowing: te? Bethink you before you speak ?" bert. He shall have the very boon he asked If the pallet soar so high, I need no thought. Say what you know this morning. Stop! he is not your son :-I Paint their humid fragrancy, natter what happens to me. I cannot be have been told that you adopted him.”

Let the colour smoothly show i wretched than I am now.”

“He is not my son. I adopted him many The gentle prominence of brow; Then I will do it," exclaimed the old man. years since,” Melchior replied.*

Smooth as ivory let it shine, is time-full time that the whole truth was “Then, in the fiend's name, let them wed. Under locks of glossy twine. Summon the chaplain hither.”

Now her eyebrows length'ning bend; le struck his harp; the dancing ceased, and And in a few moments they were duly mar

Neither sever them, nor blend : athered around the minstrel for his accus-ried.

Imperceptible the space ed song and tale. But when their atten- / “Melchior, I have interrupted your story.

of their meeting arches trace: was secured, he commenced abruptly with - I will finish it for you. Count Rudolin found

Be the picture like the maid ;

Her dark eyelids fringed with shade. recital of his story, addressing himself par- that she was not his daughter, and married her

Now the real glance inspire; larly to Count Rudolin. to a chance-born, who felt it no dishonour to

Let it dart a liquid fire : There once lived a baron whose life was mingle his poor blood with that of a traitor's

Let her eyes reflect the day, ered by a good and beautiful lady. She daughter. And the betrayed man soon wor

Like Minerva's, hazel grey, d and left him but one pledge of their hap-thily punished the traitor. Mark that part of Like those of Venus, swimming bright, 28a newly-born child. Years passed by, the story, false Melchior. Now, let this merry Brimful of moisture and of light. the young Countess arrived just upon the making cease. Away! all of you.”

Now her faultless nose design ge of womanhood, lovely as her mother be-' “My Lord Count has not quite finished the In its flowing aquiline : e her and blessed by all. But unfortunately story. When the nurse gave her own daugh Let her cheeks transparent gleam,

loved a peasant, and this awakened the ter to the lady, she took a child in exchange. Like to roses strew'd in cream : ron's wrath. The Count Rudolin, discover- And that child is Albert, whom you, noble

Let her lips seduce to bliss, that she was not his child

Count, unthinking of Providence, in your haste Pouting to provoke the kiss. Stop!” shouted a loud voice. The Count have married to my daughter. See! upon his

Now her chin minute express, aced himself in front of the old minstrel and arm is the arrow which belongs to the House

Rounded into prettiness : ed him sternly. “Melchior, it was of Count of Rudolin." There was indeed a faint straight

There let all the Graces play;

In that dimpled circle stray; adolin that you spoke. Speak on now what mark upon the flesh which bore some simili

Round her bended neck delay : u have to say." tude to an arrow.

Marble pillar, on the sight "I spoke," said Melchior calmly, “ of the The whole frame of Count Rudolin seemed

Shedding smooth its slippery white. ble Count Rudolin and my daughter, Lilien. torn with silent yet terrible emotion. There

For the rest let drapery swim le nurse, who attended upon the Countess at was no joy at recovering his lost son mani

In purplish folds o'er every limb; death, was my wife. She had been angered | fested in his working features, but shame at the Bui, with flimsy texture, show her, lady, and had vowed a deep revenge, degradation to his race in that marriage, and The shape, the skin, the partial glow : nich should strike into the very house of Ru-rage against him who had caused it. He tot-1 Enough-berself appears ; 'tis done;

. We

DIE slin. This was done by palming off another! ered up to Melchior and raised his arm, while The picture breathes; the paint will speak anon.

fonn

or nine o'clock, when I heard a sound like
A REMARKABLE DREAM.

FROM
thunder, which I knew must be cannon. It
was the first time I ever heard cannon. I

OUR FRENCH CORRESPONDENI stopped still, when presently the cannon thun

BOULEVARD DES ITALI THERE is no sketch more full of romantic dered again. The battle was then fighting. interest than the following account of an ad-What a fool! my husband could not be dead

November 29, 1831.

| CHERE AMIE, venture in which Mary Slocumb, of North last night and the battle fighting now? Still, Carolina, was the heroine. Her maiden name as I am so near, I will go on and see how they Though the prognostications of a severe rites was Hooks: she was born in the county of come out. So away we went faster than ever; almost annually pronounced, and therefore perts Bertic, North Carolina, in 1760. She was and I found by the noise of guns I was near but little heeded, we can never be acting wat present at one of the bloodiest battles of the the fight. Again I stopped, I could hear the

dently in providing the proper clothing, more revolution, where the united regiments of Cols. muskets, I could hear rifles, and I could hear

ticularly now that our fashions favour so mucki Lillington and Caswell encountered McDonald shouting. I spoke to my mare and dashed on

the make of dresses their applicability to the d

ferent temperatures, being very warm when die at Moore's Creek. We will give a part of the in the direction of the firing, and the shouts

but acquiring more elegance when the temperat story in her own words: were louder than ever. The blind path I bad adm

admits of leaving them open ; and this is not en “The men all left on Sunday morning. been following brought me into the Wilming-fined to dresses ; almost all the forms of mantea More than eighty went from this house with road leading to Moore's Creek Bridge. A pelisses, caracos, and gilets (waistcoats), are mi my husband.

few yards from the road, in a cluster of trees, equally convenient for mild or cold weather. Cla were lying perhaps twenty men. They were which is universally used for pardessus, paleto

the wounded. I knew the spot; the very trees Talmas, Chambords, and mantelets, contribut And I slept soundly and quietly that night, and the position of the men I knew as if I had much to the above results. The new dresses et and worked hard all the next day ; but I kept seen it a thousand times. I had seen it all open bodies show the waistcoat with basque thinking where they had got to-how far ; night! I saw all at once : but in an instant | The robe termed Marie Theresa we may part where and how many of the regulars and my whole soul was centered in one spot

regulars and my whole soul was centered in one spot; for larize as very becoming to a tall slight figure. tories they would meet, and I could not keep there, wrapped in his bloody guard cloak, myself from the study. I went to bed at the was my husband's body! How I passed the bar usual time, but still continued to study. As I few yards from the saddle to the place I

to study. A8 19 few yards from the sadále to the place I never contrasting colour, and another row much lay—whether waking or sleeping I knew not knew. I remember uncovering his head and

hew. I remember uncovering his head and placed above. The body open, without collar, s - I had a dream; yet it was not all a dream, seeing a face clothed with gore from a dreadful

| basquine or jacket covering the hips. This forme (she using the words unconsciously of a poet wound across the temple. I put my hand on

body is styled corselet, and is quite tight to i not then in being). I saw distinctly a body I the bloody face; 'twas warm, and an unknown

figure, and not requiring either button or fastening wrapped in my husband's guard cloak--bloody | voice begged for water. I brought it ; poured

The sleeves are tight at the top, gradually widenin -dead; and others dead and wounded on the some in his mouth; washed his face; and be- Magyar style in front, with white under-ones.

to the bottom, open, and edged with velvet in ground about him. I saw them plainly and hold ! it was Frank Cogdell.”

this corselet body is a waistcoat of white sati, distinctly. I uttered a cry, and sprang to my After binding up the wounds of several coloured, forming point, made high, without cole feet on the floor ; and so strong was the im- soldiers, her husband, who had been in pursuit and closing with a row of buttons. This pretty dren pression on my mind, that I rushed in the of the enemy, came up, and we may inagine may be completed by a palet

may be completed by a paletot of lama of a sbat direction the vision appeared, and came up his surprise at seeing his wife, wbom he had form, ornamented by rich galons of silk, val

ne but a day before left sixty miles distant. She quite the rage at present, and a capote of dark 18 room gave little light, and I gazed in every remained during the day rejoicing with the

mained during the dar reisicing with the vet, lined with another colour in satin, with fearse direction to catch another glimpse of the scene. victors, and administering to the wounded, and

ctors, and administering to the wounded and and Cambray lace mixed with bugles. Anoton I raised the light; everything was still and I at midnight again mounted her mare and started

dress, in a style not less elegant, is of the Spanie quiet. My child was sleeping, but my woman for home. They wished her to stay until morn

form, and bears the name Donna Maria. It is was awakened by my crying out or jumping ling, and they would send a party with her, but

satin ; the body tight, of a square form ; in the on the floor. If ever I felt fear it was at that she told them no party could keep up with her;

tre are three nouds or bows of velvet, and a to moment. Seated on the bed, I reflected a few

of velvet edges the square part. so bastening back, she returned to her home

The sleeves are moments, and said aloud, “I must go to him.') and child, which she reached in safety.

progressive width, turned back at the wrist 054 I told the woman I could not sleep, and would

bracelet of velvet; the skirt is very wide, oh ride down the road. She appeared in great

mented by rows of velvet of different widths alarm, but I merely told her to lock the door

the essential Spanish effect is produced by band

To DelTA.- We have received Delta's interest. velvet descending symmetrically from after me, and look after the child. I went to ing communication, and assure her we will endea to the skirt, to which they are fixed. A mani the stable, saddled my mare, as fleet and easy rour to profit by her suggestions, and trust that in Cambray lace, and coiffure of black lace com a nag as ever travelled ; and in one minute we our present number she will find we have simplified of a double lappet, with coques of ribbon. were tearing down the road at full speed. The as much as possible. We always endeavour to give Persons of talent, it is said, profit by every cool night seemed after a mile or two's gallop, an English term when there is a received one for Even the ridiculous they succeed in rende to bring reflection with it; and I asked myself the article named, but as our fashions are all in- sonable, and give a charm to that which where I was going, and for what purpose. /troduced from France, until they have gained some staggered us, as they reduce exaggeration to Srl Again and again I was tempted to turn back : | little ground here they have only a French term city, which at once gives elegance. but I was soon ten miles from home, and my by iles from home and my by which they are known, and that very frequently

wn, and that very frequently! We are led to make this reflection by the mind became stronger every mile I rode 1 | 18 Anglicized in the pronunciation only; and we tion one of the Parisian milliners has made should find my husband dead or dying was as

can hardly see how we are to give another name Bloomer coat. Certainly Mrs. Bloomer, with firmly my presentiment and conviction as any

than that of the originator; it would lead to a masculine innovations, has not much chanc

multiplicity of names for the same thing; the success with the Parisian ladies. Which on fact of my life. When day broke, I was some figures of the plates generally give every novelty. I would relinquish the elegance of be thirty miles from home. I knew the general besides the informat route our little army expected to take, and had but, of course, we do not repeat the same thing rican ladies? We may safely answer, followed them without hesitation. After sun-month after month ; once described, it is only re- they will not prove so firm when : rise I came upon a group of women and chil-ferred to by name, or we should fear to be accused modiste, with her own peculiar tact, 10 dren, standing and sitting by the road side, of repetition. With respect to the models we shall the novelty of the costume, produces each of them showing the same anxiety of mind certainly try to select what may be generally use-little vêtement (or dress), when, instead I felt. Stopping a few moments, I inquired if fal, but novelties we cannot resist giving ; in some and formal waistcoat she substitutes one the battle had been fought. They knew nothing. I quarters they may not be immediately required, but namental, to which she adds sleeves, so

if preserved will ultimately prove so, and to can be worn in-doors and become orname

numerous subscribers they would prove our claim the pardessus which is worn in cold. - Again I was skimming over the ground

on their patronage; the gilet or waistcoat will ere for out-door costume - this is the Blood through a country thinly settled, and very poor long be as generally required as the jacket now is; We donbt very much that our Am and swampy ; but neither my own spirits nor but a good pattern of the every day dress we find many imitators in the Old Worlumnlete my beautiful nag's failed in the least; we fol- acknowledge is always valuable, and we will bear it are not changed all at once; and lowed the well-marked trail of the troops. in mind : our present number proves our view on transformation of female attire as The sun must have been well up, say eight this head.

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THE LONDON AND PARIS LADIES' MAGAZINE FOR DECEMBER, 1851.

ice, would require years to generalize. Much with deep cuffs open at the side, and forming point; The Algerine head-dress is of black Cambray lace, dislike the dirt acquired by a long skirt, we they reach to the wrist and have under sleeves with forming point, ornamented by scarlet flowers with that the Turkish trousers, bespangled with wide lace as the frill; beaver bonnets suit admirably yellow centre, coral fringe descending each side the would be an improvement. We therefore with this style of toilette; one of these cloth dresses throat.

from advocating the Bloomer cause. Paris of French blue had the jacket trimmed round with A black satin ribbon brocaded in gold, and two ashions all over the world, and to her alone black velvet, and the front of the body with rows of bunches of very light gold flowers ornamenting a look for changes.

velvet brandenbourgs, terminating with tassels ; or lace fauchon (half-square), form a charming evenongst the newest and handsomest silks, even the sleeves similar ones to correspond.

ing head-dress. A pretty novelty is a resille of riage wear, we must name the satins stamped Children's dresses partake of the good taste dis- black velvet, cut or stamped out as guipure lace, f, the moires antique. Pompadours in striped played in all the preparations for winter; the little ornamented by two bunches of Provence roses with les ; lampas in every shade; and brocatells of girls are seen with their caracos, their skirts with their leaves and buds. t effect. The silks with borders and flounces founces, and their little Talma manteaux, exactly The Talma is one of the most favourite manteaux ! material, are seen in many cases ; embroi- like those worn by the mammas ; they are complete this season, and will rival the Chambord of the in cloth, or cachemire, harmonizes well with miniature toilettes. Little boys look full of im- former, to which a hood may be added. Our patalons laid on fiat, and is always approved ; portance in their vestes with jean waistcoat and tern sheet gives both a model and figure; we shall alvet claims the honours of the season in all trousers, and cloak, of the Henrie IV.; pretty therefore describe the Chambord. It is richly ings; a profusion of it is used on walking costumes are also made of blue velvet, ornamented pointed before and behind, and is richly embroi. s, whether on the flounces or on the skirt, with plaid velvet ; these are suitable for little boys dered with braid or silk, and sometimes a rich | at intervals to the waist.

of three and four ; they form a sort of blouse with galon. Iress of black satin was trimmed, both body pardessus or over coat with very short sleeves; the Pelerines are much admired, and there is sometirt, by three wide bands of velvet edged by a infant preserves its embroidered white frock with thing youthful in their form ; they are short, with narrow gimp of bugles; many dresses of wide ribbon ceinture.

small hoods. Shawls of cloth and velvet are also are embroidered in silk of the same colour; With respect to the forms of bonnets, the worn. Pardessus will only be used in carriage

is also used on bonnets, mixed with plaid quantity of trimming worn inside renders the toilettes of velvet, with fur or rich embroidery. is, or lace; on head-dresses it takes its place shape very open at the sides ; some incline a little The Talma manteau is made for morning wear, of yst flowers, or for young persons, with long in the Mary Stewart form, but not for walking blue or marron cloth, trimmed round by a wide onfined by the Milanese pin.

bonnets, it is only suitable for blond or tulle-those band of velvet, or even gross grain, or moire. Furs ; bodies with jackets, those of the waistcoat required for carriage or occasional wear. Felt are not universally worn, the forms used for furs

and in general all the forms, that by their bonnets are now made with so much taste, both as are very pretty ; the large full manteaux not being r appearance resemble men's dresses, are in to shape and trimming, that no doubt exists as to suitable for fur, they have a style designed exclureat favour at the present moment; we can their favour in the fashionable world; the form slvely for them, such as the Moldavian, of green, race the reason to the fact that dresses fitting inclines a little backward; the fronts are very open dark blue, or black velvet, on which are wide bands

figure are more becoming than those covered and rounded, and most frequently ornamented by of marten on each side; the front narrowing tofolds or gathers, and full backs are very ugly. small plumes of feathers; the colour of the bonnet wards the waist, widening over the chest, and terleeves are undergoing a change; the pagodas and inside bows of pink or blue ribbon, or leaves minating in a rounded collar; they have double bad their day, we want a change, and thanks mixed with lace so arranged as to prevent the felt sleeves, the upper ope wide to the elbow, the under e combined talents of the first dressmakers, coming near the face; sometimes they are ones smaller with wristband, both being trimmed e sleeves Andalouses, Aragonaises, Madrilene, trimmed with plaid velvet ribbon, with flat bows with fur; this manteau is quite loose at the waist, e are all Spanish); the form moderately tight, drooping at each side, with bayolet to match and and reaches half-way down the leg. The Manteau the form of the arm, and showing the under trimming the inside also.

Chatelaine is also trimmed with fur. Muffs are us of India muslin, terminating by frills of Nothing is prettier than a capote of brown vel- worn small.

sleeves are generally not quite so wide, but vet, with trimming composed of black lace, worked iently so to give fulness to the lace that orna with jet, the ribbons and lining of blue satin, with P.S.—The great novelty of the season is, that all them.

coques forming cap inside, and feather of the same kinds of materials are embroidered for dress or pare jacket bodies bearing the names of vestes or colour on the left side; for carriage wear capotes dessus; when not done by the hand they are imi. recks, worn over dresses, or with a waistcoat, are worn of white satin and blond, which is fulled tated in the material. For morning dresses of laine, be more fashionable than ever this winter ; a little round the edge, and encircles the crown cachmire, Chambord cloth, American merino, the have become quite an established part of our twice, confining a plume of feathers, flowers in embroidery is of galons or braid ; redingotes of , made more or less warm, more or less elegant, side and very wide strings; a very becoming style silk are also worn with the fronts printed as well as 10 convenient and comfortable an addition to is a capote of pink satin bouillouné, with trimmings the veste; the waistcoats are quite the rage of the

style of dress. It may be objected that they of black velret, rich pink silk lace with pattern of moment, and are now worn with quite the neglige become common, but what article of dress black velvet; mancinis formed of pink flowers and morning dress or robe de chambre. not; the India shawl is imitated in endless black velvet, no foliage; the bavolet or curtain is! We have already announced that pardessus of ty, and many other things are only distin- large and trimmed with lace to match.

cloth are worn of a morning ; the hood is indisled by the superiority of make or material; we Velvet bonnets of two colours are very fashion- pensable, but it is rather for ornament than utility. fore think the veste will maintain its ground, able. Such as light gray with marron and feathers Cloth is embroidered, but it is also quite in good most elegant are ornamented by buttons of to match; laid on front as a wreath, dark blue taste to trim with bands of velvet or wide watered ous stones in various styles ; but very pretty velvet with Terry velvet of French blue, mixed ribbons. Velvet shawls are with deep fringes of are made of black velvet, simply ornamented with black lace, also capotes of velvet and satin ; silk and jet; on mantelets a profusion of lace is embroidery or bugles; the form varies accord an elegant bonnet was of white satin, with feather used, on black velvet sable fur is used, on coloured o the figures; they are tight to the waist behind, and trimmings of chestnut velvet. Many of the velvets ermine or grebe; a fur collar of the pelerine more or less open in front; some are with crowns are made without stiffness, and the fronts form replaces the hood. Pardessus of black velvet 1, to cross in front if necessary; for these the continue very open.

are trimmed with gimp lace, in arabic pattern, on les are with deep cuffs, others have the pagoda For evening dress toquets are made of black lace green or violet satin, forming a transparent lining.

of a round form, with deep vandykes all round, and The flounces worn on silk dresses for evening wear he Raphael, or square bodies, and Pompadours, biais of green velvet; small bugles, sprigs on the are of lace, placed on the flounce the same as the ar destined to prevail for ball and evening crown, and lace; bunches of small roses confine the dress; on a crape dress, the flounce of crape was les; the skirts, it is said, will be so covered with large strings of black lace, edged by lace matching covered by a rich lace flounce, headed by a ruche mings, and so full as to rival the dresses with the crown.

of crape. is: we shall see when the balls commence if A tulle cap of the round form, inclining a little The Death of the King of Hanover will no doubt rumour proves correct.

as the Mary Stewart, and biais of pink Terry velvet occasion many to put on mourning ; but of late DE young persons nothing is prettier than the and strings of great width, edged by blond. cove

and strings of great width, edged by blond, cover in years these public mournings have not been very I of cloth à la Louis XIII., which is merely part the bunches of chrysanthemums. Nothing is generally attended to; we shall, however, give a y fall skirt in folds all round the waist, and so pretty as an evening cap of black lace, forming few hints on the subject. Dresses of black satin are at long behind; the body with jackets rather point in the centre of the forehead. Small bands made with seven flounces, edged by a fringe of

forming point in front, and very tight at the of velvet put very close together cross the crown, bugles, and covered by flounces of black lace; the it some buttoning from the throat to the waist, the back part of which is open and ornamented by body of the Louis XV. form, with front piece Is, on the contrary, closing at the top and three quillings of lace and feathers laid across crossed by bugles, edged by a frill of lace; the om, leaving the interval open, showing a frill of The head-dress termed Sarah is a kind of small same ornament is repeated on the little sleeve. rows of wide lace; this lace rises up round the cap formed of white blond, with trimmings of pon- Black lace dresses are also worn worked over with at, with little cravat of velvet or silk, with em-ceau velvet, which, passing on the head, meet as bugles, the body closing with bunches of bugles.. 1: dered corners; the sleeves of these dresses are the ancient Jewish coiffures under the chin. The

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di bono Erally those termed mousquetaire or Louis XIII., coques raise the front, and mix with white roses.

Morning Dress.-Robe of checked popeline; the ornament the sleeves. Capote of Terry velvet DESCRIPTION OF THE ENGRAVINGS.

body is open, with small revers; and the sleeves trimmed with satin and gimp. PLATE I.

moderately wide, with cuffs. Cap of lace, with Young Lady's Dress. -Robe of iron-gray sill bows of velvet ribbon.

ornamented down the centre of the skirt by num FULL LENGTHS.

Carriage Dress.-Robe of moire in laurel green; rous rows of velvet. The jacket-body similar Walking Dress.-Robe of damas in large designs; the body is with jacket, trimmed by frillings of trimmed, and facings of black velvet. Capote Manteay Almeria of velvet, with large sleeves; trim-ribbon; the body very open, and also trimmed with pink Terry velvet, ornamented with black lace. med with wide bands of moire, and very deep fringe. two frills of ribbon, and the same on the sleeves;

HALF FIGURES. Velvet bonnet of very open shape, with velvet the skirt is ornamented in a novel way, with ribbon flowers inside. forming shells, in a spiral shape up the centre.

Promenade Dress.- Robe of taffetas, with flounce Carriage Dress.-- Robe of satin, with corsage, Bonnet of ruby velvet, with open edge of bugles.

having pattern wove on the material. Manteau A veste, and waistcoat. Paletot of black velvet, richly

manda of velvet, with deep fringe headed by git ornamented with lace. Capote in bouillons of

HALF FIGURES.

mixed with bugles. Bonnet of plain velvet, wit velvet and satin. |

velvet flowers and lace trimming.

Carriage Dress. -Robe of armure; the body is | Promenade Dress.-Robe of striped popeline, high, ornamented by bands and cambray lace; the

Carriage Dress.—Redingote of green silk; } with open body, having double revers festonné. skirt to correspond, having similar ones up the

two sides of the body are in deep vandykes, edge Shawl of French cachemire. Capote of stamped | centre in the apron form ; pagoda sleeves similarly

ne by lace, meeting with buttons, and showing a bla velvet and satin. trimmed. Bonnet of dark blue velvet, with trim

velvet waistcoat under. The same effect is pp Young Lady's Dress.—Robę of checked pope-mings of satin ribbon.

- duced on the skirt by two rows of black velret is line, with high body. Manteau Chambord of cloth, Dinner Dress.- Robe of gray velvet, with revers

| lozenge form, edged by lace. Bonnet of satin, wi closing with brandenbourgs. Bonnet of satin, and of quilted satin edged by a fringe; guimpe of

vandykes of velvet edged by lace, and feather of velvet lined with white.

colour of the bonnet. Mantelet shawl of velni richly embroidered muslin. Head-dress of black

trimmed with ermine.
velvet and lace.
HALF FIGURES.

Carriage Dress.-Robe of violet brocard, wi
Walking Dress.- Manteau of cloth, with large
Walking Dress.--Robe of popeline; and man- collar and revers from the throat, edged by a galon, vet, rather long, and richly embroidered in silk a

veste body and waistcoat. Manteau of green we teau of cloth, ornamented by velvet buttons. and ornamented with buttons; the sleeves may be Capote of satin and fancy straw.

braid, with broad fringe in tassels. Bonnet of Te worn either buttoned up, as in the plate, or left relvet and lace with Howers. Carriage Dress.--Redingote of satin ; and man. unbuttoned. Capote of pink satin. telet of pink satin, trimmed with two rows of plaited Riding Dress. - Habit of blue cloth: the body of

Carriage Dress.-Robe of satin, with jacket-bo

the

monde ribbon. Bonnet of Terry velvet, with flowers. I left open to show the frill ; the sleeves with deep ling at the waist with buttons. Promenade Dress.-Robe of violet silk, with cuffs.

Bonnet of Ta Beaver hat, with feather. flounces, and jacket body to correspond, with white

velvet and satin. Guimpe, with small collar fors

Carriage Dress.—Robe of violet satin, with cor. silk waistcoat. Capote of paille silk, and ruches

T of lace insertions.

sage veste very open, showing the white waistcoat; with næud of ribbon. the veste forms a scolloped edge with two rows of

CAPS, BONNETS, &c. Walking Dress.--Robe of violet popeline, and galons. Bonnet of terry velvet, lined with satin. 1 Coiffure of tulle, vandyked, with bow formed manteau of black velvet, trimmed with gimp and Carriage Dress. Manteau Rebecca of satin, narrow ribbon. black lace.

embroidered with black velvet; it has a double Dinner cap of lace, with lappets. CAPS, BONNETS, &c.

revers, and on the front is an étole covered by em-1 Bonnet of velvet, with feathers. Head dress of ribbon, with border and tassels.

broidery; the sleeves are formed by the revers; Dinner cap of point lace. Cap of black lace, with long lappets, and loops of

the shoulders being marked by two folds, confined Cap of lace, forming point on the forehead, w ribbon.

by buttons. Bonnet of coloured straw, with bird bows in loops of narrow ribbon and lappets. Morning cap of lace, trimmed with velvet.

of Paradise. Cap of tulle, with long lappets, trimmed with

rimmed with Evening Dress.—Robe of white crape; the body dark blue ribbon. in fulness from the shoulders to the point, low on

PATTERN SHEET. Dinner cap of lace in vandykes, edged by loops

the shoulders, with very short sleeves. Coiffure of We trust our fair readers will be pleased with , of narrow ribbon. hair, with beads.

efforts this month, in offering them, in as compl Carriage Dress.- Robe of cachemire, with jacket a form as our limited space permits, the models LARGE PLATE.

body, trimmed by a fulling of ribbon, and two rows two manteaux in reduced size, with accompany

of ribbon frills round the bottom of the sleeves. figures to show the effect. The Talma is so fa FULL LENGTHS.

Capote of blue velvet, with round crown and trim ionable just now that it cannot be otherwise th Evening Dress --Robe of white tarlatane, cm- | mings of satin ribbon.

acceptable to possess a good model, and at the sa broidered in wreaths of flowers; manteau of pearl

time to see the general effect of it. The Po gray cachemire, forming a complete envelope, with

CAPS, BONNETS, &c.

padour cloak is also a warm and comfortable deep collar trimmed with fringe. Coiffure of hair Morning cap of tulle, with lilac ribbon.

velope, and very useful for carriage wear; the in bandeaux, with plait of hair on the top of the Capote of pink silk in bouillons.

marked C folds under to D, forming the sleeve; head.

Capote of orange-coloured satin, lined with white back and front join at A and A A to E, forming Carriage Dress.-Robe of blue moire, with square Cap of vandyked lace, with bows of light green shoulder, and from E to the bottom of B and B body à la Raphael, ornamented by three narrow / velvet.

the length of the hack, at first sight, appears to frills to the waist, which are also repeated on the Bonnet of fancy straw and satin.

ceed the front, but will not be found so when skirt in the tablier or apron form, having noeuds of Head-dress of the fauchon style, trimmed with | two shapes are united from the armhole, after narrow ribbon in the centre; guimpe and sleeves pink ribbon.

serving the sleeve and then continuing to the of lace. Capote in bouillons of silk, with bunch Bonnet of fancy straw, with velvet edge. tom; this cloak is trimmed with ruches or frill of red berries at the side.

Bonnet of pink satin and Terry velvet.

of ribbon à la vielle, composed of a ribbon de Walking Dress.-Manteau of cloth, trimmed Dinner cap of lace, with flowers.

by a thread near the edges, or by a trimm round with velvet, forming feston at the head, edged

termed fontanges, consisting of frills, with headi by a galon; the collar forms revers to the bottom

PLATE IV.

hemmed or pinked. of the cloak, and a kind of revers also ornaments

We also give a form for a winter bonnet, the armboles; this cloak or manteau bears the name

FULL Lengtas.

its bavolet or curtain. of Peter the Great Bonnet of violet satin and Evening Dress.—Robe of glacé silk, with four straw.

deep flounces, pinked, in a feston ; the corsage of What shall I present? are words often u Child's Dress.-Frock of pink cachemire, with the square form. Jacket of black lace, with hood. | by husbands, fathers, lovers and brothers, w pink silk waistcoat, and veste of green velvet. Felt Coiffure of hair and flowers.

reference to those who are dear to them. I hat lined with pink, with feather.

Walking Dress.-Bonnet of Terry velvet of the

question, hitherto very difficult to answer, is Walking Dress. — Robe amazon of cachemire open form, meeting at the chin, with ostrich fea

at rest by the publication of Rimmel's Perfun cloth ; tight high body, with jacket; the centre of ther. Robe of moire antique, with high body and

Miniature Almanack, resplendent in beauty the body is open, showing a frill of Valenciennes pagoda sleeves. Manteau Talma of velvet, trimmed lace; the sleeves almost tight, with cuffs turned with fringe, looped up at the arms by a cord to give

outward adornment, and equally valuable back; the skirt ornamented by a double row of more freedom to the arm.

its contents. Imparting, as it does, a delig buttons. Bonnet of velvet.

Young Lady's Dress.-Robe of checked popeline: \ful and lasting scent it is an indispepsable Carriage Dress. -- Robe of grey watered silk, corsage Watteau, square in front, and ornamented Pocket-books, Card-cases, Desks, Work-box with paletot of ruby velvet, trimmed with a band of by ribbon to match. Pelerine of marron cloth, &c. The price, for its moderation, is rea stamped velvet. Bonnet of green velvet, with trimmed with plush, with double feston of gimp marvellous, and it only requires to be univ feather.

above, and pointed hood with tassels, which also ! sally known to be universally adopted.

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