According to her Wikipedia article, she was a literary hostess who was born illegitimate and married three times.
Laetitia's under-dress has tiers of ruched decorations falling on a diagonal beneath what appears to be a velvet over-skirt in this 1867 photo. Her dress is decorated with rows of pearls or beads from bertha to skirt to train, but in a tasteful manner
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May 18, 2014, 11:19 PM
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