Queen Marie Amélie wearing pearls

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Using a gauzy covering between higher and lower neckline dates back to Renaissance partlets; Amélie's partlet is covered by her embroidered jacket. It is here in the 1890s images because her jacket appears to have leg-o-mutton sleeves.

Keywords:  Amélie of Orléans-Portugal, Orléans family, Bragança family, Princess, Queen, Portuguese, straight coiffure, chemisette, high enclosing neckline, lace, jacket, lapels, leg-o-mutton sleeves, necklace, draped necklace, clasps


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