1700 Duchess of Bouillon

The Duchess of Bouillon wears a Fontanges headdress and laced split bodice of pink matching her underskirt, all under a yellow coat or surcote. This image is excerpted from an eBay add. The caption stated: "From: 'the Collection of Prints'... A fine, original, hand-colored, copperplate engraved, costume plate, heightened with gum arabic. From: Thomas Jefferys, A Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Antient and Modern, Volume 2, London, 1757. First and only edition."

Keywords:  1700, Marie Anne Mancini, Mancini family, La Tour d'Auvergne family, Duchess, curly coiffure, Fontanges headdress, lappets, bows, split bodice, chemise, basque waistline, elbow length close sleeves, engageantes, full skirt, coat, necklace, shoes


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