Mlle. de Lafayette, Maid of Honor to Anne of Austria costume illustration

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From Google search; probably originally from the discontinued Costumer’s Manifesto site, now a blog.

Mlle. de Lafayette, Maid of Honor to Anne of Austria costume illustration From Google search

This print shows a 1620s set of sleeves on a 1630s bodice and skirt. Her coiffure resembles that of Nancy, an old USA comic strip character.

Keywords:  Louise de Lafayette, French, proto-hurluberlu coiffure, head band, laced jacket bodice, bateau neckline, trapezoidal neckline, lace collar, paned virago sleeves, back-flared cuffs, waist band, rosettes, close skirt, necklace, earrings, brooch, jeweled bodice ornament, bracelets, gloves, shoes, shoe ornaments, handkerchief

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