ca. 1880 Louise of Connaught by Bassano

Posted to Foro Dinastias by Minnie on 22 January 2009.

The complexity of bustle era dresses is illustrated in this portrait of Princess Louise wearing a décolleté dress.

Keywords:  1880, Bassano, Duchess Louise of Connaught, Princess, Duchess, Hohenzollern family, Welf family, British, curly coiffure, square décolletage, modesty piece, elbow length tight sleeves, cuffs, cuirasse bodice, buttons, bustle, tight skirt, floral bodice ornament, choker necklace, earrings, bracelets, fan

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