Mathilde Trani wearing a crinoline decorated with bands

This is a good example of a crinoline, but the image is very small.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Rani on 26 December 2008; sepia tone removed by gogm.

The trim and decoration of crinolines could be quite elaborate as this photo of Mathilde shows.

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