The Duchess’ dress is reminiscent of that worn by Maria Luisa de Parma for her Mengs portrait, including the jewelry, bows, and lace. The square neckline is also a reminder of the middle 1700s. The half dome crinoline suggests this is the middle 1860s.
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Dec 27, 2016, 12:57 PM
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