This print shows the general outline of evening dress in 1840 with off shoulder necklines, lace berthas, and straight or hurluberlu coiffures. Compare the flounce of the dress of the Lady closest to the viewer to that worn by Victoire in her 1840 Winterhalter portrait.
Keywords: 1840, Victoire de Nemours, Wettin family, Orléans family, Duchess, hurluberlu coiffure, bun, veil, tiara, feathered headdress, headdress, off shoulder vee neckline, off shoulder scoop neckline, modesty piece, bertha, lace, elbow length close sleeves, long puffed sleeves, engageantes, deep vee waistline, full skirt, flounces, wrap
Apr 19, 2010 4:18 PM
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