1900-1901 Court dress of Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands front and back

Both images from From pinterest.com-cmvanbennekom-geschiedenis-; enlarged by half.Also posted to Queen Wilhemina’s Subalbum here.

1900-1901 Court dress of Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands front and back From pinterest.com-cmvanbennekom-geschiedenis-

This is a case of form following function. The function is to show status and gender so a pouter pigeon bodice and elaborate sleeves are redundant.

Keywords:  1900, Queen Wilhelmina, Wilhelmina der Nederlanden, Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, koningin der Nederlanden, Oranje family, Princess, Queen, Dutch, fitted bodice, off shoulder vee neckline, bertha, cap sleeves, shallow vee waistline, A-line skirt, over-skirt, passementerie, train

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