1689 French Lady

This Lady from 1689 wears a close skirt that is almost conical, save for her bustle, and an elaborate high coiffure. She wears a jacket bodice with the front framed by lapels or lapel-like revers. The sleeves are divided by ruffles into upper sleeves, middle sleeves, and engageantes. She wears distinct over-skirt that forms a train.

Keywords:  1689, French, curly coiffure, Fontanges headdress, bows, trapezoidal neckline, jacket bodice, lapels, three quarter length close sleeves, engageantes, close skirt, passementerie, train, necklace


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