The Princess of Brazil (1773) wears a wide pannier-ed, midnight blue gown with decadent gold embroidery. Yay or Nay?
" 'What should we then do when together [instead of gambling]?' Do! Why, converse or hold your tongues, as good sense and unaffected nature prompts to either. Do! Why, work, read, sing, dance, laugh, and look grave by turns, as occasion serves; any thing in the world that is innocent, rather than eternal play."