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Source:   Costume -- shawl


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The alboni.

Image ID: 828009

The alboni. (1853)


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Image Details

Image Title

:  The alboni.

Creator

: Voigt, Lewis Towson -- Artist

Published Date

: 1853

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 14 x 21 cm. (5 3/4 x 8 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "Aug. 1853" Printed on border: "The alboni is a very rich mantilla, suitable for opera, promenade, or carriage-dress. The one we present is composed of elaborate Chinese embroidery, wrought upon white poult de soie. It is cut in one piece, slightly gathered at the shoulder -- the back being ornamented with a hood of peculiar beauty, the mode of constructing which we must particularize : a square piece of silk, sufficientl ....
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Original Source

: From Godey's lady's book. (Philadelphia : [s.n.] 1830-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Costume -- shawl

Source Description

: 1 folder (34 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC COSTU-Sha

Digital ID

: 828009

Record ID

: 712117

Digital Item Published

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

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