1865 Grid Plaid Silk Dress

1865 Best guess Grid plaid silk taffeta dress with scallop trim worn by Thérèse-Stephanie-Sophie Feuillant (1836-1912) born into a wealthy bourgeois family who married in 1860 Rene de Cassagnes de Beaufort, the Marquis de Miramon. Their family was painted by Tissot in 1865 (The Marquis and Marquise de Miramon and Their Children) and she was painted by Tissot along, full figure, in 1866. The silhouette of this dress is practically a mirror image to the one worn in the 1865 painting.