Catherine I wearing Fontanges headdress and mantua

From the New York City Public Library collection.

Catherine wears late Louis XIV dress with a conical skirt with mantua over-skirt and the mandatory Fontanges headdress in this print.

Keywords:  Tsaritsa Catherine I, Tsaritsa, Romanov family, Russian, long curly coiffure, Fontanges headdress, square neckline, modesty piece, bows, stomacher, revers, three quarter length tight sleeves, engageantes, close skirt, ruching, flounces, train, necklace, gloves, fan


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