ca. 1800 Hon. Eleanor Hobart, née Eden, Countess of Buckinghamshire by John Hopner (auctioned by Christie's)

Her article in thepeearage is here.


Countess Eleanor's dress has segmented sleeves - puffed on top and straight and tight down to her elbows. Putting on the dress would simple with the criss-cross bodice. Her dress has a neckline ruff, making this an early appearance os a ruff on a Revolutionary era dress.

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