Sophie Charlotte Augustine Wittelsbach

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Yseult on 19 January 2009; detail-enhanced by gogm.

Duchess Sophie d'Alençon appears to be wearing a cap adorned with pear-drop ornaments above and below her face in this photo.

Keywords:  Sophie d'Alençon, Wittelsbach family, Orleans family, Duchess, braided coiffure, cap, floral headdress, high enclosing neckline, long close sleeves, paletot, buttons, crinoline, muff

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