Comtesse Gabrielle de Wurmbrand by Ludwig Angerer

A genealogical sketch of her is here. She married in 1861 and other member of her family may have dropped by the Angerer studio at that time.

From eBay; splotches in background removed with Photoshop, sepia tone removed, and image enlarged by half.

Comtesse Gabrielle de Wurmbrand by Ludwig Angerer EB removed splotches in background, detint, X 1.5

Countess Gabrielle's dress has striking bands of contrasting material, probably including lace and ruched bands, that make this photo much more interesting than most photos of the day. Her cap is decorated with ribbon and, possibly, a veil-like extension draped over her right arm.

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