17th century ladies
I found a little treasure here. Click on the pictures to get the details. I love the black lace and look at her skirt. It seems to have been pleated into small pleats first and then pleated into big ones. Look at the different clasps and her curls! At first glance it's easy to miss that she has a split skirt. A very peculiar hair ornament... I adore the jacket!
Mademoiselle des Œillets by Pierre Mignard (location unknown to gogm) | Grand Ladies
A youthful-looking Mme. de Vin looks out wearing a typically casual dress with a draped lace modesty piece and very full sleeves in this Mignard portrait.
Reign Louis XIV. French fashion history.
Reign Louis XIV. French fashion history. Court luxury and pleasure. Baroque era. English style. Fashion and etiquette. Successive fashions. Royal edicts.
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