Galerie des Modes, 15e Cahier, 4e Figure

Woman in a pleated Caraco of changeable taffeta in "pigeon's throat", the trim in very light gauze poufs, the hat trimmed in poufs as well. (1778)

Pleated caraco, or français caraco, seen from the back, trimmed with flounces; the volant is headed with a matching trim.  The sabot cuffs flare in the middle and taper at the ends, and are trimmed with two poufed bands.  Hat à l'Italienne, almost entirely concealing the top of her face; two oblique curls, braided chignon held up with a bow at the back of the head.  Shoes match the color of the caraco, fastened with rosettes.

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