1789 Madame Perregaux by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun (Wallace Collection, London)

Fashion was shifting dramatically in 1795 as demonstrated by this Vigée-Lebrun portrait of Madame Perregaux wearing a dress with two ruffs-fichus.

Keywords:  1789, Vigee-Lebrun, bouffant frizzy coiffure, feathered hat, high enclosing neckline, ruff, lace, fichu, long close sleeves, back flared cuffs, jacket, peplum, full skirt


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