ca. 1887 Countess Greffulhe wearing a ball gown by Otto

Upgrade image posted 28 January 2017 from theparisreview.org/blog/2016/03/16/fashion-regained/. Also posted to the comtesse de Greffulhe’s Subalbum here.

ca. 1887 Countess Greffulhe wearing a ball gown by Otto UPGRADE From theparisreview.org:blog:2016:03:16:fashion-regained:

This ball gown is not a Worth. It has a lace- or embroidery-embellished skirt and bodice with a plainer section in between. Like many 1880s formal dresses, it has minimal sleeves.

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