Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg Schwerin, née Windisch Graetz


Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Yseult on 26 October 2009; top, right, and bottom edges fixed with Photoshop and sepia tone removed by gogm.

This is difficult to date without the rest of the bodice and some of the skirt. The neckline and cap sleeves could be 1880s. She wears a polka-dotted diaphanous over-bodice with lace lapels and lace sleeves.

Keywords:  Marie of Windisch-Graetz 1856-1929, Windisch-Graetz family, Mecklenburg family, Duchess, German, curly coiffure, jeweled headdress, vee neckline, modesty piece, over-bodice, cap sleeves, lace, bows, lapels, under-bodice, earrings, jeweled bodice ornament, brooch

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