Clothing Styles, Lima, Peru, 1748

Description

A Creole-Lady veiled, going to Church, shows two black female servants (slaves?) with full length skirts and petticoats and turbaned heads (or head ties), accompanying an elaborately dressed European woman to church

Source

A true and particular relation of the dreadful earthquakes: which happen'd at Lima, the capital of Peru . . .1746 (London, 1748; 2nd edition), Plate VII, following p. 259 (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

JCB_07822-4

Spatial Coverage

South America--Peru

Citation

"Clothing Styles, Lima, Peru, 1748 ", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 25, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/447
A Creole-Lady veiled, going to Church, shows two black female servants (slaves?) with full length skirts and petticoats and turbaned heads (or head ties), accompanying an elaborately dressed European woman to church
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