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By the reign of James I. this ridiculous fashion had become common. All sorts of curious devices were made use of—spots, stars, crescents, and in one woodcut a coach and coachman with two horses and postilions appear upon the lady's forehead. The fashion continued for a long period; in fact, during the greater part of the Georgian era, when it had degenerated into mere spots or small patches. At the close of the eighteenth century it had entirely disappeared.

Author
The Project Gutenberg EBook of Chats on Costume, by G. Woolliscroft Rhead Published 1906
Keywords
Fashions, Hairstyles
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