Posted by Lesley on August 04, 1997 at 21:24:00:
In reply to Re: hair up posted by Kelley on July 31, 1997 at 00:03:17
] ] What were the common hairstyles of the Regency?
] At what age was a young woman allowed to have her hair up? I know in later decades that it didn't happen until about 16-17 and that it signified your becoming grown up.
I am taking a wild stab at this and surmising that a girl's hair went up when she came out, i.e. when she made her official entrance into society and was presented at court and/or a ball.
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