1780 Caraco à la Polonoise garni de gaze, un ruban de couleur sur le haut des garnitures - chapeau à la Devonshire ou à la Spa by Pierre-Thomas LeClerc (Museum of Fine Arts - Boston, Massachusetts USA)

This shows what people called a caraco in 1780. The monumental coiffures that sprouted in the 1760s and grew through the 1770s have reached full development. The Duchess of Devonshire's renown has spread across the Channel.

Keywords:  1780, LeClerc, French, hight straight coiffure, feathered ribbon hat, scarf, caraco, ruff, ruffles, ruching, elbow length full sleeves, cuffs, peplum, full skirt, flounces

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