ca. 1820 Présumé d’Adelheid von Anhalt-Bernburg, grande duchesse d’Oldenburg by ? (auctioned by Sotheby’s)

From the Sotheby's Web site.

ca. 1820 Présumé d’Adelheid von Anhalt-Bernburg, grande duchesse d’Oldenburg by ? (auctioned by Sotheby’s) From Sotheby's Web site

What a gorgeous dress! The laced bodice theme continues with braid wrapped around eye pegs like shoelaces. The cuffs have similar decorations picking up the decorations of her waistline and upper sleeves.

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