Galerie des Modes, 62e Cahier, 4e Figure

The beautiful Zulima Dressed in a Robe à la Sultane and Coiffed with a Pouf à la Turque etc. etc.

Furnishings made by Mlle Bertine, modiste to the Queen, for Mme de Versisy.

"1786, 15 December. - A pouf bordered with a Turban of white satin, a blonde lace of great height over it, a panache of two flat plumes on the side, a gauze kerchief behind. ... 96 livres.

"A great gauze kerchief of an ell [of fabric]. ... 15 -

"Total ... 111 livres."

Dossiers Bertin (Doucet Library)


  1. "The beautiful Zulima"! THERE's a name for ya!

  2. I think that ell of fabric was shortchanged, judging from the ell+ of bosom we see!!


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