Mademoiselle de Blois (1666-1739), princesse de Conti by ? (Musée Condé - Chantilly France)

Photo - René-Gabriel Ojéda.

Légitimée Marie Anne wears a lavish Fontanges headdress and a vee neck dress with jeweled clasps holding her bodice together in this oval portrait. Over time, Fontanges headdresses became shorter, but wider to make head movement easier.

Keywords:  Ojéda, Marie Anne de Bourbon légitimée de France, Princess, Duchess, Bourbon family, French, straight coiffure, Fontanges headdress, lace, veil, vee neckline, split bodice, bows, elbow length notched puffed over-sleeves, puffed under-sleeves, engageantes, girdle, vee waistline, full skirt, jeweled neck line, jeweled sleeves, clasps, jeweled arm bands


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