Visiting Dress from 1845 to 1850, The Met
Cabinet des Modes, October 1841.
I know they aren’t exactly the same, but I couldn’t help but see the similarity!
Evening dress ca. 1840 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
I’ve been thinking about starting a feature that pairs fashion plates with extant gowns, and I couldn’t resist this opportunity! Obviously she’s covering her bodice with her shawl, but I have to think it looks a little bit like this!