Liselotte von der Pfalz wears a bodice with a center rib that
makes it look the cuirasse of an armor suit in this 1670-1 portrait (click here
to see a suit of armor with a cuirasse). Like many dresses of the day, this dress has a puffed cloth bertha using a color women could select for their stockings three centuries later.
Keywords: 1670, Liselotte von der
Pfalz, French, Wittelsbach family, Orleans family, Borbon family, Habsburg
family, Duchess, long frizzy coiffure, headdress, bertha, puffed sleeves,
necklace, earrings, brooch, jeweled neckline, clasp, wrap
Dec 12, 2010, 11:52 PM
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