Lady Susan's dress has a vertical feature in the center that shaply turns from pointing down to forward in a way inconsistent with a vee waistline. The coiffure dates this to the late 1830s (she was born in 1817).
Keywords: Susan Hay, Marchioness of Dalhousie, Hay family, Ramsay family, Maquise, British, side curl coiffure, floral headdress, off shoulder vee neckline, modesty piece, bertha, lace, bows, quarter length sleeves, full skirt, wrap
Aug 30, 2014, 5:22 PM
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