Baroness Beckendorff

Beckendorff is a German name, but a New York Times article shows the Baroness' husband was serving the Russians. She was born Gertrude Orr of Kentucky.

From the USA Library of Congress Bain collection; a flaw in the lower skirt and spots in the skirt were fixed with Photoshop by gogm.

Baroness Beckendorff LC Bain despotted removed flaw in lower skirt

The Baroness appears to be wearing a leather over-bodice and skirt.

Keywords:  straight coiffure, under-bodice, long full sleeves, cuffs, scoop neckline, vest over-bodice, lapels, square neckline, natural waistline, tight skirt, floral bodice ornament, necklace, bracelets

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