Mathilde Bavaria

This card was issued after Mathilde died in 1906. She was only 28. The photo may date from around the time of her marriage in 1900.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Yseult on 12 October 2008; detail-enhanced by gogm.

Mathilde of Bavaria APFxYseult 12Oct08 mod gogom 12Oct08

Princess Mathilde wears a dress with sleeves reduced from 1890s extremes and a bodice and skirt that would form an S silhouette from the side.

Keywords:  Princess Mathilde of Bavaria Saxe-Coburg-Kohary, Wittelsbach family, Wettin family, Princess, German, straight coiffure, high enclosing neckline, neckline ruff, long tight sleeves, cuffs, over-bodice, lace, double vee waistline, A-line skirt, bustle, fan

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