Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Duscussion Forum by thijs on 12 February 2006.
Queen Sophie's dress has a laced bodice with additional lacing at the sleeves in this portrait. Her real sleeves emerge from beneath the laced bertha-like panel. The lacing rests on white material. Jeweled clasps are worn on each sleeve.
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Mar 31, 2010 12:30 PM
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