Fig I - Evening Dress of White Barege trimmed with two rows of black guipure lace. Bournouse of whito barege trimmed like tho dress.
Fig II - Evening Dress of Pink Grenadine. Tho skirt is trimmed with puffings of grenadine, lengthwiso of tho skirt, edged with narrow white blonde. Sleeve reaching to a little below the elbow, made quite wide. The body is pointed both back and front, and has a square trimming of puffed grenadine.
Louis XV Robe De Chambre
Fig IX - Riding Hat of Straw bound round with black velvet deep in front trimmed with black velvet loops and black and white feathers.
Fig V - Fluted Mantilla from Benson's 310 Canal street Now York. A black silk scarf mantilla with deep square ends. Two plaited ruffles neatly pinked on either edge in scallops with a velvet ribbon run through each plait trims the bottom of the mantilla one row only ex tending up tho front and round the shoulders. This is one of the moat graceful shaped outer garments we have seen this season also the most dressy and stylish.
Fig VI - Summer Cloak. Our next from Benson's Is not as dressy as the mantilla but is most useful as a half dress and traveling cloak. Tho shape as seen by tho graving is peculiarly graceful particularly over the arms. It Is made of gray summer cloth bound round the bottom and up the front with black silk about three inches In depth ornamented with two rows of white stitching. The black silk round the neck is cut in a three pointed ornament on the back and on each shoulder and extends down part the front forming two like ornaments on either front. All aro stitched with white
Fig VII Bonnet from Mrs Cripps 312 Canal street New York. A white crape bonnet laid on the foundation plain. The left side Is trimmed with a broad white ribbon edged with lace formed in two plaits clasped by a Jet ornament. Tho ribbon extends down the side and two similar plaits are formed also fastened by a jet. The face trimmings are a full cluster of plum color and lilac flowers intermingled with white flowers and lace on the top and on either side a full ruche of blonde. Broad whito strings.
Fig VIII - Bonnet of Black Hair also from Mrs Cripps plain cape of white crape covered with a fall of black lace. The top of the bonnet is ornamented with a full cluster of violets roses and black currants the face trimmings are also a full cluster of the same kind of flowers intermingled with black lace. Broad whito strings.
Fig l - Spanish Dress of Gray India Silk for a litter Girl. It Is trimmed with rose colored silk and black lace. The body is made with lappeis from tho shoulder and passing down to tho waist and around it at the back. The body is cut open in front for a short distance and faced with pink silk showing a chemisette of white muslin. Pointed belt in front. Short sleeves cut open and turned back liko the upper part of the body and finished with a puffed muslin sleeve. Straw hat and white plume.
Fig ii - Dress of Blue Delaine for a little Boy - The bottom is cut in Vandykes and edged with black velvet a narrower row of black velvet is put on a short distance above the edge. The sleeves, bertha, bolt and pockets are all trimmed with black velvet. The body is cut square in the neck and is finished by a white cambric tucker.
General Remarks - We give this month the two latest novelties in tho way of children's dresses but the Garibaldi style continues the most popular both for girls and small boys. Dresses of white Marseilles braided with black or very stylish and fashionable for children.
ESMERALDA HEAD DRESS
This beautiful head dress is composed of a roll of black velvet on a foundation of milinette stiffened with cap wire to keep it in place. On the front of the forehead are velvet loops with long gilt pendants. A knot of velvet confines the roll at the back of the head. This head dress is beautiful in black or scarlet velvet with gold pendants or in scarlet with black jet pendants. We have seen one exactly like the accompanying composed of a beautiful shade of blue velvet with the ornaments in gold wheat ears.
Infant's Wardrobe - If we may judge from many letters received durng the last few months, the following list wiI1 not be uninteresting or useless to young wives and mothers elect:-
Articles Required for a Baby's Layette - Twelve little shirts - six plainly trimmed, and six more elaborately trimmed; six rollers; eight long petticoats - four plain, and four with work and insertion at the bottom; six monthly gowns, variously trimmed; eight night gowns; eight robes - six would be found sufficient in many cases; twelve long pinafores for wearing over robes, when these are liked; three pairs of knitted woollen socks; six dozen diapers; half a dozen quilted bibs, trimmed or not according to taste; three day flannel petticoats, or blankets, as they are termed; three night ditto; four fine white flannel squares bound with flannel binding; four day squares, made to draw up at one corner to form a hood (these may be made scarlet, pink or blue, and may be embroidered, scalloped or merely bound); six squares of Welsh flannel, simply hemmed, for wearing over diapers.
Things Required for a Baby's Basket - A basket covered with muslin, muslinette, sprigged net or any pretty light material, to be made with a pocket on each side; one pin cushion; powder box and puff ; sponge; soft hair brush; scissors; needle and thread; flannel cap; flannel nursing apron; and if liked, a waterproof ditto; a diaper or linen bath towel.
Things Required for a Baby's Berceaunette - Berceaunette and cover (this must be arranged according to taste and means, and ought, properly speaking, to match tho basket) two mattresses; one pillow, one under blanket; two upper ditto; two coverlids; four pairs of sheets; the upper one of each pair trimmed with frilling; four pillow cases, trimmed.
Infant's Clothing for Out Door Wear - One hood; two caps; one clonk; flannels have been already mentioned; one white Shetland veil.