1782 Queen Charlotte wearing clam shell cap by Thomas Gainsborough (Royal Collection)

From pinterest.com/ebcarey/gainesborough/. Also posted to Queen Charlotte’s Subalbum here.

1782 Queen Charlotte wearing clam shell cap by Thomas Gainsborough (Royal Collection) From pinterest.com/ebcarey/gainesborough/.jpg

Queen Charlotte was almost always portrayed under cover, this one being a clamshell-shaped cap with a center seam and ruched edges.

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