Sissi and Gisela by ? (location unknown to gogm) detail from a portrait

What can I say? These two are gorgeously dressed in late 1880s style; late 1880s style between the excesses of bustle and leg-o-mutton sleeves was beautiful.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by synnadene on 12 December 2008.

Keywords:  Elisabeth of Bavaria, Sissi, Sisi, Wittelsbach family, Habsburg family, Empress, Austrian, straight coiffure, feathered hat, high enclosing neckline, ruff, jabot, long sleeves, full skirt, bustle, parasol, fan

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