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The Countess de Castiglione by Pierre-Louis Pierson, 1862–67, Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Countess de Castiglione by Pierre-Louis Pierson, 1862–67, Metropolitan Museum of Art “The Countess is shown here dressed in the latest fashion for the winter season of 1862-3. She wears a coatdress of lilac velvet, edged in red velvet cut into dents and a cloak edged with chinchilla. Her white bonnet is tied with red and white double strings, and she holds a chinchilla muff.”

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