1821 Mademoiselle Jeanne-Suzanne-Catherine Gonin, later Madame Pyrame Thomegeux by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (Taft Museum, Cincinnati Ohio)

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Mlle. Gonin's dress demonstrates the gradual thawing of classic fashion into something else, in this case by lowering the waistline a little.

Keywords:  1821, Ingres, French, straight coiffure, head band, high enclosing neckline, neckline ruff, lace, epaulettes, high puffed long sleeves, waist band, Empire low waistline, necklace, rings

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