Formalized Music / Thought and Mathematics in Composition, Iannis Xenakis (1971).
Lady reading in carriage dress. Fashion plate. Ackermann’s Repository, Series 1, Vol 13, June 1815 Issue.
A type of Regency afternoon dress was a carriage dress or traveling dress. These were made out of slightly heavier fabrics, ones that would resist wrinkles more than a cotton muslin. Also, they tended not to have as many trimmings, which could become crushed during a long carriage ride.
The Storybook (1917). Irving Ramsey Wiles (American, 1861-1948). Oil on canvas.
"As a painter Mr. Wiles is greatly to the fore just at present … You can appreciate his work more when you understand that he believes art should present only the beautiful." Theodore Dreiser, 1898, quoted in Reynolds, Irving R. Wiles, 1988