Monday, August 31, 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 La Bavolette; Jean Leblond I (Published by); Fran├žois Ragot (Print made by); Young woman, half-length, turned to right, holding flowers in left hand; headdress with veil hanging down, curly hair