ca. 1800 Countess Waldegrave and Lord John by Alexandre Delatour

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Countess Waldegrave shows how British Ladies adapted French fashion for casual wear. Her wrap supplements the diaphanous material of her dress.

Keywords:  1800, Delatour, curly coiffure, veil, lace, trapezoidal neckline, modesty piece, criss-cross bodice, long close sleeves, belt, Empire waistline, close skirt, bracelets, wrap

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