Sophie d'Alencon standing while resting her arm on a chair

Posted to the Alexander palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Madame-Sisi on 21 December 2008; cropped by gogm.

Sophie d'Alencon wears a classic mid 1870s dress with close, almost tight, skirt with fullness beginning about knee high in this photo.

Keywords:  Sophie d'Alençon, Wittelsbach family, Orleans family, Duchess, long braided coiffure, high enclosing neckline, jabot, long close sleeves, cuffs, close skirt, bustle, ruching, buttons, train

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