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[Ball costume, bonnets, and a head-dress, 19th century.]

Image ID: 824234

[Ball costume, bonnets, and a head-dress, 19th century.] (1851)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Ball costume, bonnets, and a head-dress, 19th century.]

Published Date

: 1851

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm. (7 x 5 in.)


: Written on border: "Feb. 1851" Printed on border: "Bonnets. Those which are most worn this season are extremely open in front, as seen in figure, but close at the ears. They are moderately trimmed, consisting of rûches of lace, leaves and flowers of velvet, noeuds of ribbon and velvet, and feathers." "Head-dresses are now extremely rich and tasty in their appearance. Figure 4 shows a pretty style of coiffure for a miss, in a ball costume, ....
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Original Source

: From Harper's magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Hats -- 1800s

Source Description

: 9 folders (346 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC HATS-18

Digital ID

: 824234

Record ID

: 714468

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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