The Wikipedia article for Marie Christine Caroline Adélaïde Françoise Léopoldine of Orléans,
known as Marie of Orléans is here. She became Duchess of Württemberg by marriage.
Marie Christine wears a cap edged with cloth flaps in this 1839 Winterhalter portrait. Her bodice has a strong triangular form - a built in pelisse. In an era of vee waistlines, her dress has a circular waistline at about natural height.
Keywords: 1839, Winterhalter, Orléans family, Württemberg family, Princess, straight coiffure, lace cap, vee neckline, ruffles, pelisse bodice, long puffed sleeves, cuffs, waist band, bows, natural waistline, full skirt, brooch
Apr 24, 2010, 10:14 AM
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