ca. 1870 Dress worn by Queen Sofia of Sweden (Livrustkammaren, Royal Palace - Stockholm, Sweden)

This pair of images, posted to replace the right hand image, was found at fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com-post-57467482755-dress-of-queen-sofia-of-sweden-ca-1870-from-the.

ca. 1870 Dress worn by Queen Sofia of Sweden (Livrustkammaren, Royal Palace - Stockholm, Sweden) From fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com-post-57467482755-dress-of-queen-sofia-of-sweden-ca-1870-from-the

Big bows on the train are one way to decorate a bustle dress. The sleeve bottoms are almost neo-pagoda sleeves.

Keywords:  1870, Queen Sophia of Sweden, Nassau family, Bernadotte family, Princess, Queen, square neckline, modesty piece, ruching, long upper puffed flared virago sleeves, engageantes, vee waistline, bustle, over-skirt, train, bows, tablier, flounces


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