Marquise de Sévigné by Robert Nanteuil (Musée Carnavalet)

The Marquise de Sevigne wears a hurluberlu coiffure, probably supported by wire or equivalent arrangement, in this portrait by Robert Nanteuil. 

The Wikipedia article for Robert Nanteuil is here.

This is a classic hurluberlu coiffure. As a widow, she wears an attifet.

Keywords:  Nanteuil, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de Sévigné, de Rabutin-Chantal family, Sévigné family, Marquise, French, hurluberlu coiffure, attifet, off shoulder scoop neckline, bertha, bows, necklace


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