Sunday, August 10, 2014

Early American fashion - John Singleton Copley 1738-1815 paints Turquiere Turbans



1769 John Singleton Copley (1738-1815) Elizabeth Murray (Mrs James Smith)



1769 John Singleton Copley (1738-1815) Elizabeth Murray (Mrs James Smith) detail  Pearls wound through the hair with a turban were used as a Turquiere accessory in both Europe and the British American colonies in the 18C.



1767 John Singleton Copley (American colonial era artist, 1738-1815) Elizabeth Cross (Mrs. Joseph Green)



1770 John Singleton Copley (1738-1815). Sarah Henshaw (Mrs Joseph) 1722-1822



1771 John Singleton Copley (1738-1815). Mrs. Thomas Gage (Margaret Kemble)



1771 John Singleton Copley (1738-1815). Mrs. Thomas Gage (Margaret Kemble) detail



1773 John Singleton Copley (1738-1815). Rebecca Boylston (Mrs. Moses Gill)



1773 John Singleton Copley (1738-1815). Rebecca Boylston (Mrs. Moses Gill) detail



1774 John Singleton Copley (1738-1815). Abigail Smith (Mrs. Adam Babcock)



1774 John Singleton Copley (1738-1815). Abigail Smith (Mrs. Adam Babcock)


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