Young Lady watching the favorable child of the galant mystery. She is dressed in a morning Gown, and covered with a Hat à la D'Orvilliers* with a Chignon curled à la Conseilliere.
(1) "In 1776 were not hats à la Henri IV, and caps à la d'Estaing, à la Voltaire, etc. worn."
(2) "In 1778 caps à la Victoire were worn: women coiffed themselves in English casques. Others hoisted onto their heads the Vessel of the Belle-Poule, etc."
SYLVAIN MARECHAL, Notice on the Mores of Paris (Costumes civils actuels ...), 1787
* Louis Guillouet, comte d'Orvilliers (1708 – 1792), an admiral who aided in the American Revolution.
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