This portrait may date from the 1830s based on the coiffure and accentuated waistline. The lace lapels are beautiful. Sleeves from this era are narrower, often tight-fitting. Filling in shadows and enlarging (not shown) suggest the dress has a vee waistline.
Keywords: Molteni, Francesca Pallavicini, Pallavicini family, Countess, neo hurluberlu coiffure, chemise, trapezoidal waistline, bodice, vee décolletage, lace lapels, close sleeves, vee waistline, full skirt, necklace
Dec 5, 2014, 6:45 PM
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