ca. 1766 Lady Martha Whistler Webster after John Hoppner (Battle Abbey - Battle, East Sussex, UK)


Lady Martha Whistler Webster

Martha’s dress has a sacque back, but not the robings of a robe à la française. The dress otherwise appears to be columnar British casual.

Keywords:  1766, Hoppner, Martha Nairn, Martha Whister Webster, Nairn family, Whistler Webster family, British, straight coiffure, lace-edged chemise, three quarter length close under-sleeves, arm bands, full rolled cuffs, sacque-back bodice, elbow length full flared over-sleeves, flared cuffs, lining, waist band, close skirt, wrap

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