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.
Il était une fois
Jeanne de Vauvernier, Countess du Barry was coming from a humble background. She was gifted with an astonishing beauty that was soon noticed.
Louis XV fell in love quickly with the charming young lady.
He liked to recite her verses while admiring the magnificent gardens of Le Nôtre in Versailles. Jeanne was wearing a light flower cotton dress embellished with ribbons and white lace.