I don’t know what you thought of last week’s Rate the Dress, because I’ve been focusing on camping, not blogging (yay!), so I hope I capture your attention by continuing the theme of patterned fabric, but moving from a red dress to a redhead.
Alexandre Cabanel is most noted for his rather melodramatic fantasy and mythological paintings, but for a brief period in the 1880s he did a lovely series of portraits.
This one depicts an unknown young woman in a very fitted dress of flowered peach brocade and ice blue duchesse satin trimmed with lace. We don’t know who she is. We don’t know exactly when or why the portrait was done. We can, however, still discuss the dress. What do you think? Too mature? Too fussy? Odd colour combination? Or sublime?
Rate the dress on a scale of 1 to 10.