Replica of Sisi's Hungarian coronation gown by Charles Frederick Worth (Sisi Museum at the Imperial Apartments Hofburg Palace, Wien)

A replica of Sisi's fabled Hungarian coronation gown, shown here, is on display at the Sisi Museum in the Hofburg Palace. Another image of this replica can be seen here.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by liljones1968 on 3 August 2009.

The shape of the crinoline affects the shape of the gown. The shape of crinolines was more conical in 1867 as shown in Rabending's photos.

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