Ladies of fashion and their amazing head wear . . . . mostly European but a few Asian ladies in the bunch . . .

Portrait of Madame Arachequesne. 1831.
Portrait of Madame Arachequesne. 1831. French. Oil on canvas. Louis Hersent, artist. Collection of the Musée Carnavalet, Paris. Photo credit: Roger-Viollet / Parisienne de la Photographie, Paris. via https://nonsite.org/article/portraits-of-fantasy-portraits-of-fashion.
Portrait of the Empress Dowager Cixi as Guanyin.  late Qing dynasty, Chinese.
Portrait of the Empress Dowager Cixi as Guanyin. late Qing dynasty, Chinese. Ink and colors on silk. Anonymous court artist. Image courtesy of Alan Kennedy, Santa Monica, California. via http://www.alaintruong.com/archives/2016/03/11/33495310.html.
Portrait of an Unknown Woman in Russian Costume. 1784.
Portrait of an Unknown Woman in Russian Costume. 1784. Russian. Ivan Argunov, artist. Collection of the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kokoshnik#/media/File:Ivan_Argunov_-_%D0%9F%D0%BE%D1%80%D1%82%D1%80%D0%B5%D1%82_%D0%BD%D0%B5%D0%B8%D0%B7%D0%B2%D0%B5%D1%81%D1%82%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%B9_%D0%B2_%D1%80%D1%83%D1%81%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%BE%D0%BC_%D0%BA%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%82%D1%8E%D0%BC%D0%B5_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg.
Nāhiʻenaʻena as a child. 1825.
Nāhiʻenaʻena as a child. 1825. Oil painting. Robert Dampier, artist. Collection of the Honolulu Museum of Art. via https://paradiseofthepacific.wordpress.com/tag/missionaries/.
Portrait of Señora Manuela Suárez Lastra de Garmendia. ca. 1830.
Portrait of Señora Manuela Suárez Lastra de Garmendia. ca. 1830. Charles Henri Pellegrini, artist. Collection of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes,Buenos Aires. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Se%C3%B1ora_Manuela_Su%C3%A1rez_Lastra_de_Garmendia_-_Charles_Henri_Pellegrini.jpg.

All artwork in the public domain because the artists have been dead over 70 years.

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