Please excuse this very late edition or our normally scheduled fashion critique. My recent travels have prevented posting so I have a bit of blogger's guilt which I need to relieve in an immediate Yay or Nay (not to mention, I cannot bear another day without snappy comments). When we last left off Maria Amalia Christina was impressing everyone with her fancy frock and earned herself a Yay. Now for something a little different; let's look at headgear.
James Northcote paints Marie Dauncey (1789) in her towering mauve hat. Yay or Nay?