ca. 1800 Anne Garbett, Lady Romilly by John Hoppner (Philip Mould) detail-enhancement showing draw string waist band

Here is Anne Garbett's waist band, draw strings, and bodice details. It could be that Lady Romily's modiste had more latitude in shaping her bodice than French modistes constrained by the dictates of classical-inspired style.

Keywords:  1800, Hoppner, high straight coiffure, head band, sweetheart neckline, quarter length sleeves, waist band, Empire waistline, close skirt, brooch, wrap

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