This 1852 work by Winterhalter showing Isabel II in lavishly
decorated formal dress is one of the better-known portraits of her. There is so much material that she appears to be wearing a cage crinoline, but that was invented around 1856.
Keywords: 1852, Winterhalter, Isabel
II, Queen, Borbon family, Spanish, Infanta Maria Isabel, straight
coiffure, coronet, veil, lace, off shoulder vee neckline, quarter length
sleeves, engageantes, vee waistline, full skirt, flounces, train, order sash,
order bows, order star, floral skirt ornaments, necklace, earrings, jeweled
bodice ornament, bracelets, fan
Dec 21, 2010 10:03 PM
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