Princess Elisabeth zu Solms-Braunfels (1837-1927)

I can find nothing about her besides this image and a citation in royltyguide.nl without other information besides her father being Wilhelm zu Solms-Braunfels (1801 1868).

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Marc on 6 August 2011; detail-enhanced by gogm.

This is a good example of pre-crinoline day dress. Her dress has very mild pagoda sleeves and under-sleeves, what may be a criss-cross bodice revealing a frilly chemisette, and a vee waistline under a cinched waistline.

Keywords:  Solms-Braunfels family, straight coiffure, bun, chemisette, high neckline, collar, frills, criss-cross bodice, pelisse bodice, long bottom flared sleeves, under-sleeves, vee waistline, full skirt


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