Napoleon for NGV Kids
The Ancien Régime
On this screen
In the gallery
how the fashionable Queen Marie-Antoinette is dressed:
- Her gown has a narrow waist and wide hips
- Ribbons, bows, feathers and metres of fabric make up her costume
- Her skin is powdered white with rosy cheeks.
Compare the way the royals are dressed with ordinary people in other art works.