Grand Princess Maria Nikolaevna

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Prinzessin Adelheid on 10 August 2011.

Variations of gauzy sleeves persisted in Russia after the style had subsided elsewhere; here Maria Nikolaievna wears puffed upper sleeves matching the rest of her dress and what appear to be single lengths of puffed white under-sleeves.

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