Robe à l'Anglaise, Fichu-en-Mantelet, Gauze Hat. (1784)
"The gown is of a lightweight pink satin, and the petticoat of a lightweight white satin. One can only disagree that this manner of cutting the gown and the petticoat* is not a refinement of elegance: the two colors lend a mutual brilliance which delights the view: but it is necessary that both are fresh ..."
Le Cabinet des Modes, March 1, 1786
* see coupé in the Glossary