ca. 1777 Maria Anna Carlotta Gabriella di Savoia, Duchess of Chiablese by ? (location unknown to gogm)

The Savoias ruled what is now a part of France and Swizerland, hence the French name for a place ruled by an Italian family.

The fashion for big coiffures and broad caps traveled into Italy, judging by this 1777 portrait of the Duchess of Chiablese.

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