Grace Elliot wears a towering coiffure that also trails downward
in large graceful curls, a trademark of the late 1770s. Her hair is powdered, a
fashionable addition until the powder was taxed in the UK in 1795.
Keywords: 1778, Gainsborough, British,
high long coiffure, ribbon headdress, square decolletage, modesty piece, elbow
length tight sleeves, engageantes, vee waistline, close skirt, over-skirt,
train, jeweled sleeves, shoes, mistress
Dec 23, 2010, 9:37 PM
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