Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, in a court dress by François-Hubert Drouais (Victoria and Albert Museum - London, UK)

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Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, in a court dress by François-Hubert Drouais (Victoria and Albert Museum - London, UK) From Pinterest search

Marie-Antoinette wears an exceptionally complex boa made with flowers or floral print cloth and silver-embroidered fabric. It emphasizes her shoulders. Is it a boa? Or does it drape down the back of her bodice instead of draping around her neck?

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