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Marie Anne's dress is not the usual Fontanges-era style. The blue vest-like laced bodice has rectangular rever panels as well as a crenelated bottom and not a whisper of a vee or basque waistline. She wears a blue under-skirt as well as a blue under-bodice. Red robes provide her notched over-sleeves as well as an over-skirt. And she does not wear a prominent headdress.
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Sep 22, 2012, 12:42 PM
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