1830s Elena von Biron by Peter Feodorovich Sokolov (Moscow State Historical Museum)

Elena von Biron wears a dress at the turn of the Victorian era with a rounded skirt, vee waistline emphasized by darts, and a lace bertha.

Keywords:  Sokolov, Biron family, hurluberlu coiffure, off shoulder straight neckline, modesty piece, bertha, lace, elbow length puffed sleeves, bows, cuffs, vee waistline, full skirt

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