Posted to Foro Dinastias by Minnie on 16 November 2009; sepia tone removed by gogm.
This photo of María Cristina was taken in the mid 1870s, based on the tightness of her skirt; there is a hint of fullness behind at about knee height. Her chemisette peeks out beneath her collar, sleeve openings, and probably contributes her ruffled bodice ornament.
Keywords: María Cristina Habsburg, Archduchess, Queen, Habsburg family, Borbón family, Austrian, curly coiffure, high neckline, jacket bodice, lapels, chemisette, ruffled bodice ornament, long tight sleeves, cuffs, natural waistline, tight skirt
Sep 12, 2010 5:38 PM
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