1819 Gardens of the Tuileries,
near the Rue de Rivoli, Paris, France.
Lady in Red Redingote.
This lady is wearing a red redingote, modelled after British riding dresses. The skirt remains fairly narrow and the waist is fairly low. She is also wearing a bonnet with a plume.
Illustrations by François Courboin from Octave Uzanne‘s Les Modes de Paris. Variations du goût et de l’esthétique de la femme, 1797-1897, L. Henry May, Paris, 1898, or from the English translation of the same work: Fashion in Paris : the various phases of feminine taste and aesthetics from 1797 to 1897, William Heinemann, London, 1898.