Her husband's Portuguese Wikipedia article is here. She was married to a prominent Brazilian political leader.
Marquesa Maria Henriqueta wears an evening dress with a black lace bertha layer tacked to the vee-waisted bodice above a skirt covered by a layer of black lace. I cannot resolve whether her skirt has cage crinoline support or not.
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Sep 26, 2011, 11:47 AM
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