1815 (or after) Duchesse d'Angoulême and the Hospital at Toulouse by Joseph Roques (location unknown to gogm)

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Norris and Oswald in Nineteenth-Century Costume and Fashion (1998 Dover re-issue, p. 26) refer to a cylindrical tall hat as a "Glengarry" hat, but Glenarry hats today, seen on members of Scottish bagpipe bands, are very different.

The Duchess wears a simple Empire-style dress of blue and white striped material with minimum jewelry in this 1815 Roques portrait. Her hair is always shown with a gap in mid-forehead and this portrait is no exception. Feathers dyed to match the stripes are the sole element of royal splendor in this portrait.

Keywords:  1815, Roque, Marie Thérèse de France, Duchesse d'Angoulème, Madame Royale, Madame la Dauphine, Princess, Duchess, Bourbon family, French, curly coiffure, feathered hat, square neckline, neckline ruff-bertha, quarter length puffed sleeves, Empire waistline, close skirt, necklace, earrings, jeweled bodice ornament, gloves


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