Countess Montchal is dressed in early 1700s style with notched
sleeves with Renaissance-like under-sleeves in this de Largillière
portrait. Her tabbed outer bodice, that matches her notched outer sleeves,
partially covers another layer that matches her sleeves that covers her
chemise, visible as a modesty piece and cuffs.
Keywords: de Largillière, Countess,
French, straight coiffure, floral headdress, vee neckline, chemise, bertha,
full sleeves, false sleeves, puffed cloth ornaments, cuffs, tabbed bodice, vee
waistline, full skirt, over-skirt, floral bodice ornament, brooch, clasps
Dec 9, 2010, 2:28 PM
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