Marquise de Maintenon wearing a Fontanges headdress


In this print, the Marquise de Maintenon wears a mantua and a high coiffure, probably with a ridge of bows and ribbons at the top.

Keywords:  Marquise de Maintenon, Marquise, French, Louis XIV, hood, high piled coiffure, off shoulder straight neckline, bertha, lace, headdress, elbow length close sleeves, engageantes, shallow vee waistline, full skirt, train, bustle, under-skirt, necklace, gloves, handkerchief, fan

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