Period costume design in Hollywood's golden age was often as much a reflection of contemporary dress as historic. A good example is Norma Shearer in Gilbert Adrian's designs for the 1938 Marie Antoinette
Gods and Foolish Grandeur: Norma Shearer and Tyrone Power, publicity for Marie Antonette, 1938
Norma Shearer as Maria Antoinette.
Love this neckline, the wide low rounded square.
Marie Antoinette Costume Design by Milena Canonero
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