Princess Cecilie in gala dress

Posted to Foro Dinastias by Minnie on 9 November 2008; sepia tone removed by gogm.

Princess Cecilie in gala dress FDxMinnie 9Nov08 detint

This photo of Cecilie shows how the bustle persisted into the twentieth century. Her dress appears to have a bertha and shallow vee waistline.

Keywords:  Princess Cecilie, Duchess, Crown Princess, Mecklenburg-Schwerin family, Hohenzollern family, German, bouffant coiffure, off shoulder straight neckline, bertha, elbow length upper puffed sleeves, cuffs, pouter pigeon bodice, shallow vee waistline, close skirt, bustle, train, necklace, bracelets

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