The amiable Céphise in a solitary place plunged in a crowd of reflections caused by the absence of that which her heart loved: she is dressed in a light morning gown and coiffed with a large cap called à la Charlotte.* (1785)
Le Magasin des Modes, 15 July 1786
* It is interesting to compare the Charlotte cap with the Charlotte hat - both have enormous puffed crowns. It could possibly be named for Queen Charlotte (1744-1818), although there is no connection that I can see; because of the puffiness I would have also suggested the type of dessert, but it was not invented until the 19th century.
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