Coiffure l’Ingénue, Coiffure en Hérisson a crochets 1785.

French, Coiffure, 18th century, Cabinet des Modes, rococo fashion history
Coiffure l’Ingénue, Coiffure en Hérisson a crochets

Coiffure l’Ingénue, Coiffure en Hérisson a crochets 1785.

Coiffure l’Ingénue, Un Chapeau de paille.
Coiffure en Hérisson a crochets. Un bonnet a la Paresseuse, de gaze d’Italie.

Source: Cabinet des Modes, Ou Les Modes Nouvelles. Published by Buisson. Engraved by Georges Duhamel. Designed by Sébastien Le Clerc, le Jeune. Published in Paris 1785–88.

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Note:  Byzantine Knight and Chancellor. 10th century.

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