1785 Baronne de Crussol by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun (Musee des Augustins, Toulouse)

From batguano.

The jacketed Baroness Crussol provides another example of how French fashion was changing in this 1785 Vigée-Lebrun portrait. The swelling of her skirt suggests she is wearing panniers or mechanical supports that have the same effect.

Keywords:  1785, Vigce-Lebrun, Baroness, French, long coiffure, hat, bows, scarf, jacket, cowl, fur, three quarter length close sleeves, cuffs, panniers

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