Countess Castiglione wearing a dark star-themed dress looking upward

From mashable.com/2016/05/03/virginia-oldoini/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-retronaut-link#FAcs9.komkq0; monocolor tint removed. I am not confident about the dates posted with images of the Countess of Castiglione. Also posted to the Countess of Castiglione’s Subalbum here.

ca. 1865 Countess Castiglione wearing a dark star-themed dress looking upward From mashable.com:2016:05:03:virginia-oldoini:?utm cid=mash-com-fb-retronaut-link#FAcs9.komkq0 detint

Pale material intrudes into the dark center part of her bodice from the sides to create an illusion of an even smaller waistline. This the dress seen in the last image.

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