Detail of the Duchess of Bassano from Winterhalter's 1855 group portrait

The Duchess of Bassano, the lady closest to Empress Eugenie's right in the 1855 group portrait, is shown wearing a pleated bodice.

The Duchess of Bassano's left sleeve is obscured by a part of the Empress Eugénie's dress.

Keywords:  1855, Winterhalter, Duchess of Bassano, Duchess, Lady-in-Waiting, straight coiffure, lace headdress, vee neckline, modesty piece, pleated bodice, quarter length sleeves, necklace, bracelets

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