1817 Einer Prinzessin zu Schleswig-Holstein by Johann Peter Krafft (auctioned by Dorotheum)

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1817 Einer Prinzessin zu Schleswig-Holstein by Johann Peter Krafft (auctioned by Dorotheum) Wm

This portrait is almost a fashion plate showing the square neckline, ruff, puffed sleeves, and high waistline of Empire clothing hanging on in 1817. Directoire muslin is gone, replaced by silk or satin and her dress may even have a slightly expanded A-line skirt.

Keywords:  1817, Krafft, Danish, curly coiffure, bun, tiara, square neckline, lace neckline ruff, quarter length full sleeves, jeweled waist band, Empire low waistline, close skirt, necklace

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