a rare fashion plate image during the reign of Marie Antoinette. This dress and others were described as Ceremonial Dresses for occasions such as soirees, balls, masquerades, etc. This image is from a French costume book,
Women in history as portrayed in recent films: Anne Boleyn-The Other Boleyn Girl, Natalie Portman. Elizabeth I-Elizabeth: The Golden Age Marie Antoinette-Marie Antoinette Queen Victoria-Young Victoria, Emily Blunt.