French, Style Louis XVI. In the Chambre à Coucher, Palais de Fontainebleau, France. The Lyonnais Silk Hangings, designed by Philippe de Lassale.
Court Lady under the reign of Louis XVI, for the balls of the Queen (Marie Antoinette) in 1774, 1775 and 1776 adopted for the role of the Marquise de Lenoncourt.
Coiffure l’Ingénue, Coiffure en Hérisson a crochets 1785.
Costumes by Georges Dœuillet, Jeanne Lanvin, Jean Patou, Premet,
Ali Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane. In the Arabic version of Thousand and One Nights this story was not yet contained.
Head-dress, Clasp for a Cloak, Rosary and Alms-box, from a painting by Van Eyck
A KNIGHT OF THE GARTER.
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AN ENGLISH LADY. Late medieval, Renaissance, Tudor, Burgundy