1848 Baronne James de Rothschild, nee Betty von Rothschild by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (private collection)

No review of fashion is complete without this 1848 Ingres portrait of Baroness de Rothschild wearing an evening dress with most of the trimmings!

Upper part of left edge fixed with Photoshop by gogm.

1848 Baronne James de Rothschild, née Betty von Rothschild by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (private collection)

Her skirt features at least four ruched bands of delicate white fabric decorated with bows running around the circumference down towards the hem.

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