Madeleine Angélique Charlotte de Bréhant, duchesse de Maillé, by Joseph Duplessis (auctioned by Daguerre)

A genealogical sketch of her is here. The French-language Wikipédia article for her family mentions she was dame du palais for Marie Antoinette.

From daguerre.fr/wp-content/uploads/80.

Madeleine Angélique Charlotte de Bréhant, duchesse de Maillé, by Joseph Duplessis (auctioned by Daguerre) From daguerre.fr/wp-content/uploads/80

The Duchess wears a tent-like zone bodice, with the waistline below the portrait’s coverage,  and narrow sleeves under a high bouffant coiffure. The lavendar bodice has bare shoulder sleeves. The chemise has a wide panel fringed with ruching covering the upper bodice.

Keywords:  Duplessis, Madeleine Angelique Charlotte de Brehan, duchesse de Maillé, de Brehan family, de la Tour Landry family, Duchess, French, Lady-in-Waiting, Marie Antoinette, high bouffant coiffure, chemise, U-neckline, modesty piece, bertha, ruching, elbow length close sleeves, cuffs, zone bodice, bows, quarter length close bare shoulder sleeves, wrap

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