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- subject matching 'Fashion Plates: Accessories - Indispensables; reticules; ridicules'
Small handbag of soft fabric drawn in with a running string, which replaced pockets when dresses became narrower, circa 1800-1820s. They continued in use in spite of the return to wider skirts in the '30s, and were often worn hanging from the belt in the early Victorian period.
published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published April 1805