1842 or earlier Countess Julia Samoilova and Her Ward Amacilia Pacini Leaving a Ball by Karl Brullov (State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg)

The figures in the background of this well known 1842 Brullov show this was a costume ball.

Keywords:  1842, Brullov - Karl, Countess, Russian, hurluberlu coiffure, off shoulder scoop neckline, cotehardie, close skirt, theatrical dress

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