Robe de Cour à la Turque, Oriental coiffure with aigrettes and plumes, etc.
"1786, 1st February. - The trimming of a robe à la Turque of pink and black striped velvet, the parements trimmed with a band of white satin, striped with pearls, edged on each side with a pink comet; a pleated ruffle of white blonde; the petticoat of pink satin trimmed with a volant of blonde striped with pearls, edged with a pink comet and black velvet, with the same blonde as on the gown pleated on each side with a barrière of pearls at the top. ... 244 livres.
"A gown edging in bastard blonde. ... 16 livres.
"A pair of little manchettes in 2 rows of pretty tournante blonde with a tulle ground supporting said gown. ... 54 livres."
Dossiers Bertin (Doucet Library)