Images showing dress from the late 1400s through the early 1600s.
Empress Eugénie rides with what looks like the stock of a long gun behind her in this often repeated print. The title dates this to 1853 or earlier.
From the LIFE magazine archives.
Keywords: Empress Eugénie, Empress, Bonaparte family, Spanish, hat, bolero jacket, full tight sleeves, cuffs, vee waistline, full skirt, equestrian