Posted to Foro Dinastias by Minnie on 18 December 2009; sepia tone removed by gogm.
Princess Helene sits wearing a good example of early or high crinoline dress with pagoda sleeves, under-sleeves, and expanded skirt. The place where her sleeves join the bodice have decorations reminiscent of tabbed sleeves. She is so vigorously tightlaced that I wonder just how mobile she could be.
Keywords: Helene of Thurn und Taxis, Wittelsbach family, Princess, German, straight coiffure, high neckline, collar, lace, pagoda sleeves, cuffs, under-sleeves, crinoline, cameo, bracelets
Apr 16, 2010 12:47 AM
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