1745 or later Empress Maria Theresia standing wearing a lace dress probably by Martin van Meytens (Schloß Schoenbrunn, Wien)

Maria Theresia wears impressive hair ornaments to complement her spectacular Belgian lace dress in this 1745 portrait.

Keywords:  1745, Empress Maria Theresia, Empress, Habsburg family, Belgian, curly coiffure, jeweled headdress, wrap, lace, scoop neckline, elbow length close sleeves, engageantes, vee waistline, panniers, neck band, clasps, earrings, regalia

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