Stock Photo: Costume of Avranches. Rear view of the bonnet in Plate 84, showing the small hairpiece chignon. Mont Saint Michel can be seen in the background. Hand-colored fashion plate illustration by Lante engraved by Gatine from Louis-Marie Lante's "Costumes des femmes du Pays de Caux," 1827/1885. With their tall Alsation lace hats, the women of Caux and Normandy were famous for the elegance and style.
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