Sophie d'Alenon wearing a first bustle era dress

Posted to Foro Dinastias by Minnie on 24 April 2010.

Sophie's dress is full-skirted and frilly, suggesting the photo dates to the first bustle period (early 1870s).

Keywords:  Sophie d'Alençon, Wittelsbach family, Orleans family, Duchess, long curly coiffure, high neckline, collar, long close bottom flared sleeves, cuffs, full skirt, bustle, brooch

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