Dame de la Cour

From loveisspeed.blogspot.com/2012/03/from-history-of-masks-europe-and.

While Fontanges headdresses grew smaller, a perusal of this album suggests that bustles grew larger as the reign of Louis XIV close. This Lady wears an enormous bustle of epic middle 1880s scale. She wears many curls, maybe some bows, and a simple opaque veil.

Keywords:  Bonnart, French, curly coiffure, headdress, veil, scoop neckline, bertha, stomacher, elbow length full sleeves, forward-back flared engageantes, arm bands, bows, mantua, bustle, under-skirt, necklace, gloves, fan

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