Coiffures are rising and need ornamentation, done here with one or more ribbons. Fripon curls appear eith the high coiffure. Mme. Diane Gabrielle is not a classic beauty, but is very handsome, dignified, and feminine in her dress for this 1682-3 Mignard portrait.
Keywords: 1682, Mignard, Diane Gabrielle de Damas de Thianges, duchesse de Nevers, Duchess of Nevers, de Rochechouart family, Mancini family, Duchess, French, long high curly coiffure, ribbon headdress, chemise, modesty piece, lace, trapezoidal neckline, elbow length full under-sleeves, cuffs, laced bodice, quarter length notched full over-sleeves, lining, girdle, vee waistline, clasps, wrap
Apr 17, 2013, 9:38 PM
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