Empress Eugenie wears an early bustle dress with square neckline enhanced by a lace tucker in this Charles Jacotin photo.
From the New York City Public Library archives; sepia tone removed by gogm.
Empress Eugénie wears an elaborate coiffure from around 1870 and her dress appears to have a bustle. Her long sleeves end in engageantes-like lace cuffs and a lace tucker conceals part of her square neckline.
Keywords: Jacotin, Empress Eugenie, Empress, Bonaparte family, French, long straight coiffure, square neckline, tucker, bows, lace, long close sleeves, neck band, cameo
Feb 2, 2010, 7:25 PM
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