Lady Darnborough wears a simple dress with a split bodice held together by a bow up top and a jeweled clasp in the middle and cuffed sleeves in this 1759 Drake portrait. Her hair is un-powdered and not elaborately coiffed in keeping with the simple theme of the portrait. The exposed parts of her chemise are decorated with lace.
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Feb 9, 2012, 2:41 PM
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