created by Rose Bertin and probably worn by Marie Antoinette. The dress belongs to the Royal Ontario Museum but will apparently be exhibited at Versailles as part of an exhibition about 17th and 18th century court dress.
LA ROBE DE MADAME DE POMPADOUR, 1755.
Madame de Pompadour paper dress.
Dress created in September 2001 inspired by a painting by Maurice Quentin de la Tour (1755).
Dimensions : 85 cm x 65 cm x 165 cm.
Photo : René Stoeltie.