Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Ackerman's Repository fabric swatches for 1810

Ackerman's Repository January to June 1810 on Archive .org

January 1810
From Archive

No. 1 & 2 is a ruby damask chintz for furniture
No. 3 is a mazarine  and orange flowered gossamer silk for full dress, like Circasian and Polish robes.
No. 4 is a cotton or mole velvet for robes, mantles or coats. It is less than half the price of silk velvet.

February 1810
From Archive

No. 1 is a royal embosed satin for robes or pelisses
No. 2 is a superfine imperial orange bombazeen for ladies dress, would be great trimmed with black velvet or silver.
No. 3 is an imitative angola shawl dress of blended green and amber
No. 4 is an India rib, permanent green print. there was recently a newly patented green dye garenteed not to run.

March 1810
From Archive

No. 1 &2 are a bronze green and azure blue tapastry print for funrishing.
No. 3 is a ribbed cambric muslin particularily good for morning robes and frocks.
No. 4 is a double-sided, figured, amber-shot sarsanet, for robes tunics and vests. The laced bodice 9now frequently worn with the white dress) is particularily pretty when composed of this material.

April 1810
From Archive

No. 1 ia a French flowered muslin for morning dress or lounge wraps
No. 2 is a figured double twill  jonquil sarsanet
No. 3 is a rock-coral muslin for round robes or spring pelisses
No. 4 is a double twilled imperial stripped muslin for morning wraps, evening frocks and tunics.

May 1810
From Archive

No. is a French knotted muslin  for morning wraps and the Austrian Frock
No. 2 is a fancy convent striped muslin suitable for morning or domestic habit. sometimes for pelisses for young ladies,
No. 3 is an imperial waves lilac shot sarsanet for the military spencer, pelisse and robe. The high gown with Arminian stomacher and collar or French aprons of Paris net look good when made from this material.
No. 4 is a permanent green shawl print for men's waistcoats.

June 1810
From Archive

No. 1 & 2 are a permanent lilac chitz furnitishing
No. 3 is a Persian lace muslin, for ball or evening dress. To be worn over white satin or sarsanet. Sleeves should be long and full.
No. 4 is a permanent blue stripped twill jean for the waistcaots and trowsers of fashionable men, particularilly the young men under their hussar jackets during the summer.

Ackermans Repository july to December 1810 from Archive.org

July 1810
From Archive

No. 1 is real Indian Muslin
No. 2 is a permanent green cambric muslin for morning wraps, summer pelisses, and high miliraty gowns.
No. 3 is a lilac embossed muslin for dinner and evening,
No. 4 is a seaweed or rock muslin for evening and should be worn over whitesatin or sarsanet.

August 1810
From Archive

No. 1 & 2 is a fast colored deep cerulean blue furniture chintz
No. 3 is an imperial fancy stripped cambric muslin for frocks, pelisse wraps, and robes
No. 4 is a raised corded leno, for evening or dinner, worn over colored satin or sarsanet slips.

September 1810
From Archive

No. 1 is a cashmire shawl muslin for the evening robe or wrap pelisse
No. 2 is a morine corded cambric musling for morning robes, Grecian wrap, and childrens frocks and trowsers.
No. 3 is an Indian shawl cambric for dmestic costume, high morning robe, embroiderd shirt and foundling cap.
No. 4 is a white velvet for painting.

October 1810
From Archive

No. 1 & 2 is a furniture print
No. 3 is for dresses
No. 4 is a styled silk toilonet for mens waistcoat,  three quarters of a yard wide.

November 1810
From Archive

No. 1 is a Spanish embroidered net for evening or full dress, worn over a white satin slip.
No. 2 is an Indian shawl print suitable for a domestic or walking gown.
No. 3 is a Brazilian striped muslinet for morning wraps, jackets, frocks, and high gowns.
No. 4 is a Spanish striped toilonet for men's waistcaots

December 1810

From Archive

No. 1 is a silver grey figgured poplin for evening, pelisses and spencers as well.
No. 2 is a honeycomb gauze for evening or full dress, worn over a black gossamer satin slip, trimmed with black velvet or jet. could also be worn over grey or white.
No. 3 is a satin stripped gauze, for evening, worn over a black slip, with short sleeves and a demi-train. Also worn over white
No. 4 is a merino crape for domestic or intermediate morning dress,

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