Floral costumes, perhaps intended for dancers. One for each month of the year, the dress for each month including seasonal flowers and fruit. Mid 19th c. Watercolors, some heightened with gold and silver with captions in pencil.Done by “Barenne”, who was probably an accomplished amateur artist. From the website of Justin Croft as well.

Costume with black ribbon trim. Mid 19th c. Watercolor.
“August.” Mid 19th c. Watercolor. Image © 2020 Justin Croft. Fair use license. via https://www.justincroft.com/book/6412/costume-barenne/les-12-mois-aquarelles/
"December."
“December.” Mid 19th c. Image © 2020 Justin Croft. Fair use license. via https://www.justincroft.com/book/6412/costume-barenne/les-12-mois-aquarelles/
"April."
“April.” Mid 19th c. Image © 2020 Justin Croft. Fair use license. via https://www.justincroft.com/book/6412/costume-barenne/les-12-mois-aquarelles/

There are twelve in all, one for each month. More coming!

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