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- subject matching 'Fashion Plates: Bodices - En blouse'
Adapted from the French blouse dress of 1822, the front of the bodice was gathered in at the centre of the waist and over the shoulders to produce a pouching effect, the neck round and half-high, the back gathered in the middle and fastened by strings. Worn for morning dress circa 1823-1828 and probably similar to corsages à la vierge and en peignoir. While French fashion plates appear to show separate blouses and skirts in the mid-20s, or joined bodice and skirt of different fabrics, this does not seem to have been adopted in Britain at the time.
probably by William Hopwood, published by S. Robinson, published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 November 1827