Last week we examined a lady with an usual name but a good sense of fashion, Mrs Wilbraham Bootle. The response was an overwhelming "Yay" and a "you must give me the name of her seamstress!" Perhaps Winter 10/11 will mark the return of muffs! It's about time, right? In the meantime let's look at someone who dove into the return of the ruff fad.
John Singleton Copley paints Hannah Loring (1763) in her sage green Van Dyck-inspired ensemble. Yay or Nay?