ca. 1770 Eleonore Freiin von Münster zur Surenburg, geborene von Grothaus zur Ledenburg by ? (auctioned by Koller Zurich)

French style has reached Münster although the coiffure height is not quite as tall as those in Carrogis portraits. Her dress uses ruching, bows, and lace engageantes for decoration and she partially conceals her modesty piece with a fichu.

Keywords:  1770, Eleonore von Münster, von Grothaus family, von Münster family, Countess, German, straight coiffure, jeweled cap, fichu, vee waistline, chemise, modesty piece, square neckline, revers, ruching, stomacher, bows, elbow length close sleeves, engageantes, lace


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