Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by veu-1 on 27 February 2012 (forum.alexanderpalace.org-index.php?topic=4913.30).
If this Pierson photo dates to the 1860s, then the only year in which this large bustle dress could fit is 1869. Her coiffure ends with a large chignon while she appears to be wearing a neckline framed by a low cowl.
Keywords: Pierson, Virginia Countess of Castiglione, Countess, mistress, Napoleon III, French, long straight coiffure, high neckline, long full sleeves, cuirasse bodice, bustle, full skirt, necklace
Jun 14, 2012 1:10 PM
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