1761 Court bodice worn by Lady Mary Douglas, one of six unwed Earls’ daughters attending the Queen during the coronation ceremony (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising - Los Angeles, California, USA)

The article in thepeerage for Lady Mary Douglas, born circa 1737, daughter of 14th Earl of Morton James Douglas and Agatha Halyburton, who married 4th Earl of Aboyne Charles Gordon on 13 April 1774 is here.

This garment is in the Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles.

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1761 Court bodice worn by Lady Mary Douglas, one of six unwed Earls’ daughters attending the Queen during the coronation ceremony (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising - Los Angeles, California, USA)

The point of the vee goes over the skirt, the tabs go under. This sturdy-surfaced garment is meant to be seen.

Keywords:  1761, Lady Mary Douglas, Douglas family, Gordon family, Countess, British, bodice, off shoulder scoop neckline, quarter length close sleeves, vee waistline, court dress

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