ca. 1865 Unusual coiffure for Countess Castiglione

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

ca. 1865 Unusual coiffure for Countess Castiglione From mashable.com/2016/05/03/virginia-oldoini/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-retronaut-link#FAcs9.komkq0 detint

The closest description I have for this coiffure is “Betty Boop,” but that doesn’t quite make it. She is wearing a robe over an under-garment.

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