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Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution
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Marie Antoinette fully embraced France’s styles and fashions, trying to assimilate completely to French culture. 

Although, not everyone believed the conversion was sincere, this painting displays many of the intricate trends Marie Antoinette wore as a young French ruler.  She is corseted in the slim (and uncomfortable) style prevalent in this era, which required both ample time and courtier assistance to achieve.  Finally, her ensemble’s fine fabrics and intricate bows exemplify the monarchy’s love of luxury.

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