Saturday, August 29, 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 iberalitas; Woman, turned to the left, her breasts uncovered, giving drink to a young boy; copy after Bloemaert Engraving