Friday, August 7, 2015

17C Woman

We have few depictions of women in the 17C British American colonies, but contemporary European prints allow us to see the hairstyles & fashions being worn on the other side of the Atlantic during the early years of the English colonization of America. 

Jean Leblond 1605-1666 Bradamante;  Fran├žois Ragot (Print made by); Young woman, bust-length; hat adorned with feather, chin-length curly hair, pearl necklace with lozenge-shaped pendants and dress trimmed with lace