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Wednesday, November 30

Powdering Jacket

In 1790, Jane Austen was 15 years old. I wonder if she was familiar with the powdering jacket, worn when a woman's wig was being powdered and readied for a formal occasion. Read more about 18th century hair dressing at this post on Trouvais.
Ladies powdering jacket, c. 1790
Image @Trouvais

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