Title: A little ridicule
Collection: The Regency Wardrobe
Garment: Woman’s ridicule
When Emma encounters Mrs Elton visiting Jane Fairfax she sees Mrs Elton anxiously fold up a letter and return it to her ridicule.
“…Emma saw symptoms of it immediately in the expression of her face; and while paying her own compliments to Mrs. Bates, and appearing to attend to the good old lady's replies, she saw her with a sort of anxious parade of mystery fold up a letter which she had apparently b
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