Duchess Elisabetta of Saxony

Duchess Elisabeth, shown here, was born in 1830, married Prince Ferdinand of Savoia, and was the mother of Margherita, first Queen of unified Italy. Her Wikipedia article is here.

This picture demonstrates the ubiquity of the hurluberlu coiffure in the pre-crinoline era.

Keywords:  Duchess Elisabeth of Saxony, Wettin family, Savoia family, Princess, Duchess, hurluberlu coiffure, off shoulder neckline, revers, lace, elbow length sleeves, vee waistline, full skirt, train, robes


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