Noblewoman by follower of Antoine Pesne (auctioned by Sotheby's)

From the Sotheby's Web site.

Noblewoman by follower of Antoine Pesne (auctioned by Sotheby's) Sotheby's

The large pattern of the cloth and the cuffed sleeves date this to the earlier 1700s, maybe ca. 1730.

Keywords:  Pesne, straight coiffure, hair jewelry, U-neckline, lace bertha, elbow length close notched sleeves, lace engageantes, vee waistline, full skirt, clasps, robes, regalia, round gown

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