This portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour shows what a pelerine looked like in the middle 1700s - it was a cape.
Keywords: 1745, Vigée, Marquise de Pompadour, Marquise, French, mistress, Louis XV, long curly coiffure, feathered hat, bbows, high neckline, neckline ruff, cape, pelerine, long close sleeves, back flared engageantes, full skirt, floral bodice ornament, necklace, earrings
Jan 16, 2012 11:27 PM
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