I doubt this photograph was taken around 1870 based on the dome crinoline she wears and the pagoda sleeves that are reduced to a revival of hanging sleeves.
Keywords: Pierson, Virginia Countess of Castiglione, Countess, mistress, Napoleon III, French, long curly coiffure, ribbon headdress, bows, off shoulder vee décolletage, quarter length sleeves, hanging sleeves, ruching, crinoline, under-skirt, necklace, earrings, brooch, bracelets
Jun 14, 2012 1:00 PM
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