1780s Marie Antoinette miniature (Boris Wilnitsky)

Boris Wilnitsky no longer has this. Presumably they sold it.

Curls are seemingly infiltrating fashionable coiffure, sneaking in from the back in this portrait of Marie Antoinette. Her hat is decorated with scallop shells, what may be a bird's tail feathers, cloth, and ostrich feathers.

Keywords:  Marie-Antoinette, Archduchess, Queen, Habsburg family, Bourbon family, French, curly coiffure, feathered hat, square neckline, modesty piece, lapels, tight sleeves, necklace, earrings


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