dress can be overwhelming, but the dress in this 1742 van Loo portrait of
Princess Augusta is very flattering to her. Her velvet-and-fur over-skirt
matches the train worn on her shoulders. The robe-like over-skirt contributes a
fur stomacher to her dress.
Keywords: 1742, van Loo - Jean, Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess, Wettin family, Welf family, British, straight coiffure, hair jewelry,
scoop neckline, modesty piece, forward-back flared engageantes, lace, stomacher,
fur, vee waistline, panniers, over-skirt, jeweled bodice, robes
Dec 17, 2010, 12:19 PM
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