Described as a symbol of modesty to colonial Lima, veils revealing one eye became a societal craze for anonymous flirtation.
The photograph was made after 1872. And the illustration between 1840 and 1860.
[Portrait of a Peruvian tapada leaning against a balustrade], 1872, Eugenio Courret. Getty Research Institute.
[Tapada with blue saya], between 1840-1860, Pancho Fierro. Getty Research Institute.