1855 Maid of honor, A. P. Alexandrova by Gavriil I. Yakovlev (location unknown to gogm)

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The dress in this portrait is made of plain white material with a pelisse bodice to add a note of interest. Diaphanous over-sleeves hung on in Russia after they fell out of favor elsewhere in Europe.

Keywords:  1855, Yakovlev - Gavriil, Russian, Lady-in-Waiting, straight coiffure, off shoulder trapezoidal neckline, modesty piece, lace, bows, pelisse bodice, quarter length close under-sleeves, cuffs, long flared over-sleeves, vee waistline, full skirt, order bows, necklace, earrings


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