ca. 1695 Marie Thérèse de Bourbon, princesse de Conti, en pied by Henri Bonnart (Bibliothèque nationale de France - Paris France)


From the Bibliothèque nationale de France Web site.

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Shadows demonstrate this dress has two flounces over the ultimate under-skirt ("modeste"). The flounces must be heavy to hang so closely. The mantua material is bundled to create a bustle.

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