1857 Duchess of Malakoff cdv by Disdéri

This was posted on eBay, but the Musée d'Orsay has another photo of her wearing the same dress dated 1857. Sepia tone removed by gogm.

The Duchess of Malakoff wears a full skirt, maybe a crinoline, with three sets of skirt flounces that match flounces on her sleeves.

Keywords:  1857, Disdéri, straight coiffure, comb, high neckline, collar, bows, long full sleeves, under-sleeves, full skirt, flounces


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