ca. 1765 Mrs. Edmund Morton Pleydell by Thomas Gainsborough (Museum of Fine Arts - Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

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ca. 1765 Mrs. Edmund Morton Pleydell by Thomas Gainsborough (Museum of Fine Arts - Boston, Massachusetts, USA) From a-l-ancien-regime.tumblr.com/post/26137610033/thomas-gainsborough-mrs-edmund-morton-pleydell

This robe à la française with flourishing lace engageantes complemented by a lace neckerchief is stunning.

Click here for a close up of her cap; click here for a close up of her neckerchief; and click here for a close up of her engageantes.

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