Fashion Plate Terminology: Decorative Techniques

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A la Bourbon



En Cherubins

En Dents de Loups

En Falbalas

En Scie

“On the broad hem, which ascends nearly as high as the knee, are ornaments en scie, placed rather wide apart, surmounted by a row of ornaments representing strawberry leaves, and finished like the jagged edges of the Florence-like ornaments” – November 1829

En Sue

En Treillage

Languette Straps

Papillon Rosettes

Paracenic Style Notches

Rideaux Drapery

Tablier Ornament


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