Graphic Art: Painting – Gown and fichu detail from Self-portrait with a Harp, circa Rose-Adélaïde Ducreux – July Note how the lace at the elbow has been folded up over the sleeve, out of the way of the harp strings for ease of play.
The bustle was at its greatest extension by It was almost perpendicular to the back and heavily upholstered. The versions were as padded and heavily embellished as a drawing-room hassock of the period. Silk Dress, via The Met.
An Charles Frederick Worth wedding gown worn around I loved the dramatic elaborate style to this dress and I also liked the soft baby pink colour of the garment. The ruffles of the dress give the dress more depth and texture.