La Duchesse d’Orléans. Reign of Louis XIV, 1692

La Duchesse d'Orléans. Baroque costumes. 17th Century clothing. Louis XIV fashion. Court Dress in Versailles

La Duchesse d’Orléans. Reign of Louis XIV, 1692

La Duchesse d’Orléans. Reign of Louis XIV, 1692

Anne Marie Louise d’Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier 1627-1693, was the daughter of Jean-Baptiste Gaston, Duke of Orleans, and Marie de Bourbon, duchesse de Montpensier, a niece of Louis XIII. and was nicknamed La Grande Mademoiselle. French 17th Century Ancien Régime clothing.  Court Dress in Versailles.

Further reading :

Memoirs of Mademoiselle de Montpensier, grand-dughter of Henri Quatre, and niece of Queen Henrietta-Maria, Montpensier, Anne-Marie-Louise d’Orléans, duchesse de, 1627-1693. Free eBooks:  (Volume 1)  (Volume 2)  (Volume 3)

Louis XIV and La Grande Mademoiselle,  – Barine, Arvède, 1840-1908

A princess of the old world – Price, Eleanor C. (Eleanor Catherine)

“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

Note:  Types from the distinguished, bourgeois and mercantile world of the 17th c.

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