This 1848 von Menzel portrait of Clara Schmidt shows the details of a complete pre-crinoline outdoor ensemble. She wears a poke bonnet fastened with a blue bow, a dress with a pelisse bodice cut short by a same-cloth Swiss belt, a flounced skirt, colorful wrap, and parasol.
Keywords: 1848, von Menzel, German, Preußen, floral bonnet, bows, pelisse bodice, long close sleeves, cuffs, gloves, full skirt, flounces, parasol, shoes, wrap
Apr 25, 2010, 2:37 PM
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