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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.

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'Costumes Parisiens', number 38, published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes - NPG D47574

'Costumes Parisiens', number 38

published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published 31 August 1825
NPG D47574

'Costumes Parisiens', number 2448, published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes - NPG D47584

'Costumes Parisiens', number 2448

published in Le Journal des Dames et des Modes
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published 15 October 1826
NPG D47584

'Home Costume invented by Miss Pierpoint', October 1827, probably by William Hopwood, published by  S. Robinson, published in  The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47591

'Home Costume invented by Miss Pierpoint', October 1827

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
NPG D47591