Galerie des Modes, 52e Cahier, 6e Figure

Young Lady in a Caraco-Pierrot, with a black Scarf.  She is coiffed with a Hat à l'Anglomane* trimmed with Pearls, Ribbons, and floating Plumes. (1787)

"The caraco can only make up the morning toilette, when it is still too early to dress and one wants to go out and make a tour of the promenade before noon; or the evening toilette when one has spent the whole day at home and at seven or eight o'clock one wants to take the air to be seen in public."

Le Cabinet des Modes, June 15, 1786

* The -mane suffix means, essentially, "fan".

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