The First Quadrille at Almack's

The quadrille was introduced in 1808 and had swept society by 1813.

Sarah Villiers is shown wearing a deep pink Empire-style dress with square décolletage and puffed sleeves and, to cover all of the bare arms, gloves.

Keywords:  Sarah Fane, Countess, Villiers family, British, straight coiffure, ribbon headdress, square décolletage, quarter length upper puffed sleeves, waist band, bows, Empire waistline, tight skirt, maxi length skirt, gloves, shoes


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