Frances is an elegant peasant girl in this black, white, and pink dress complete with apron in this Knapton portrait from around 1745. The sheer under-bodice, sleeves, and apron suggest her dress is not meant for sustained farm work.
Keywords: 1745, Knapton, Frances Macartney, Macartney family, Greville family, British, curly coiffure, ribboned hat, under-bodice, high neckline, collar, bows, ruffles, elbow length puffed virago sleeves, arm bands, over-bodice, strap sleeves, vee waistline, full skirt, apron
Mar 18, 2013, 12:10 AM
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