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Draped bodices with folds descending from the shoulders and one side crossing over the other at the waist, though the term could include bodices where the folds crossed higher up; 1826-28. Circassians became a common symbol of orientalism during the Romantic era, the women regularly characterised as the ideal of feminine beauty. Cross-over bodices were also worn in the 1830s.

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'Ball Dress', March 1825, published by J. Robins & Co, published in  The Ladies' Pocket Magazine - NPG D47564

'Ball Dress', March 1825

published by J. Robins & Co, published in The Ladies' Pocket Magazine
hand-coloured etching, published 1 March 1825
NPG D47564

'Home Costume', October 1826, probably by William Read, published by  George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47577

'Home Costume', October 1826

probably by William Read, published by George Byrom Whittaker, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching and line engraving, published 1 October 1826
NPG D47577

'Evening Party Dress invented by Miss Pierpoint', August 1827, probably by William Hopwood, published by  S. Robinson, published in  The Lady's Magazine - NPG D47588

'Evening Party Dress invented by Miss Pierpoint', August 1827

probably by William Hopwood, published by S. Robinson, published in The Lady's Magazine
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 September 1827
NPG D47588

'Afternoon Dress. Evening Dress', July 1827, by William Read, published by  George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47599

'Afternoon Dress. Evening Dress', July 1827

by William Read, published by George Byrom Whittaker, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 July 1827
NPG D47599

'Ball Dress. Evening Dress', January 1828, probably by William Read, published by  George Byrom Whittaker, published in  La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine - NPG D47621

'Ball Dress. Evening Dress', January 1828

probably by William Read, published by George Byrom Whittaker, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 January 1828
NPG D47621