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- subject matching 'Fashion Plates: Outer garments - Polonaises'
Based on dresses with overskirts bunched up behind revealing the underskirt, worn from the 1770s-1870s. It was revived as an outdoor garment in 1867, becoming increasingly puffed out behind, and by 1869 had become a bodice and upper-skirt in one, the latter knee-length and looped up behind.
published by Whittaker & Co, published in La Belle Assemblée or Bell’s Court and Fashionable Magazine
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published December 1831