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Posted by Katya S. on January 21, 1998 at 18:16:30:
In response to Thanks to all..., written by Daničle B. on January 19, 1998 at 23:15:59
] ... Not completely, but I have a feeling it was not included in a book of etiquette for the times...
Have you seen any modern etiquette book that would include it? I doubt such a book exists!
However, from what I read about that century I understand that for the balls at least they had special ladies room arranged where ladies could mend their dresses or tidy the hair or even change. In fact in a couple of novels the heroins used it as an excuse to avoid an unpleasant conversation.
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