1870s (?) Countess Castiglione wearing dress with two skirt panels by Pierre Louis Pierson

Upgrade image posted 20 January 2017 from mashable.com/2016/05/03/virginia-oldoini/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-retronaut-link#FAcs9.komkq0; removed monocolor tint. Also posted to the Countess of Castiglione’s Subalbum here.

1870s (?) Countess Castiglione wearing dress with two skirt panels by Pierre Louis Pierson UPGRADE From mashable.com:2016:05:03:virginia-oldoini:?utm cid=mash-com-fb-retronaut-link#FAcs9.komkq0 detint

I doubt this photograph was taken around 1870 based on the dome crinoline she wears and the pagoda sleeves that are reduced to a revival of hanging sleeves.

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