1903 Lady Curzon Durbar portrait by ? (location unknown to gogm)

Lady Curzon was instructed to out-dress the showy Indian nobility at the Durbar ceremony acknowledging Edward VII as ruler of India. The Curzons stood in for Edward VII and Alexandra as Viceroy and Vicerine. She turned to Worth to do it. This dress, surfaced with peacock feathers, was finished in India.

1903 Lady Curzon Durbar portrait by ? (location unknown to gogm)

Lady Curzon's peacock gown is 1900s western fashion with shoulder sleeves that flare off to the sides of her shoulders and a shallow vee waist.

Keywords:  1903, Worth, Lady Curzon, Baroness, British, straight coiffure, tiara, sweetheart neckline, modesty piece, quarter length tight sleeves, shallow vee waistline, close skirt, train, order bows, necklace, brooch, bracelets, gloves, Peacock Gown


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