"1666" Duchess of Portsmouth in undress

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This was not fashion in 1666 - the woman for whom her headdress is named was about five years old in 1666. Flip the second six to make a nine and the illustration is valid, although Duchess of Portsmouth Louise de Kérouaille was essentially run out of town when Charles II died in 1685.

Keywords:   Fontanges headdress, lappets, three quarter length close bottom flared sleeves, engageantes, laced bodice, chemise, coat, shoes, fan


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