ex-Empress Eugenie resting at back of chair

From the USA Library of Congress collection.

This photo shows details of the Empress Eugenie's austere day dress with cuirasse bodice.

Keywords:  Downey, Empress Eugenie, Empress, Bonaparte family, straight coiffure, high enclosing neckline, buttons, long close sleeves, cuffs, cuirasse bodice, buttons, bustle, A-line skirt, pleats, gloves

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