Countess du Barry Turquoise
Turquoise 18th century floral cotton dress.
Bodice decorated with delicate satin ribbon lacing,
edged by off-white frilled lace. Satin belt to tie up at the waist.
Skirt lining covered with two layers of tulle for an astonishing volume.
Bodice fully lined with cotton veil for a perfect comfort.
Handmade skirt hem.
Once upon a time
Jeanne de Vaubernier, Countess du Barry, came from a humble social background.
She was blessed with an astonishing beauty that was soon noticed at the court. Louis XV fell in love with the charming young lady.
He liked admire with her the magnificent gardens of Le Nôtre, while reciting verses to her. Jeanne was wearing a light flower cotton dress embellished with ribbons and white lace.
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