Posted to The Royal Forums by Marengo on 2 September 2007.
The sleeves of Marie-Luise's and Amalia's dresses have vee-shaped notches from which cuffs/engageantes emerge in early 1700s style. Marie-Luise wore a close skirt in her 1710 portrait, but Amalie is seen wearing a full skirt, maybe with panniers, in this portrait from around 1725.
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Jul 5, 2010 10:50 PM
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