1674 Contessa Giustina Colonna Riccati by Sebastiano Bombelli (Museo Civico di Castelfranco Veneto - Castelfranco Veneto, Provence of Treviso Italy)

From museocastelfrancoveneto.tv.it/artisti/73; entire background blurred to remove spots and spots removed from coiffure with Photoshop by gogm.

The draped over-skirt of Countess Giustina's dress shows how the mantua that went the Fontanges headdresses of the turn of the century came about. Her dress has accordion sleeves with puffed sections of plain cloth bunched by ribbons ending in single lace engageantes. Her coiffure extends to the sides, but isn't a full-blown hurluberlu coiffure with distinct poufs and draped tendrils.

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