1774 Comtesse de Gontault-Biron by Louise Élisabeth Vigée Lebrun (private collection)

From batguano. Photo - Olivier Blanc.

This portrait shows a fichu, how 1770s coiffures were expanding, and how caps were keeping up with the coiffures.

Keywords:  1774, Vigée Lebrun, Blanc - Olivier, Countess, French, high straight coiffure, ribboned hat, fichu, vee neckline, square neckline, close sleeves


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