1813 S. A. Raevskaya by Vladimir Lukich Borovikovsky (State Pushkin Museum, Moskva Russia)

Mme. Raevskaya wears an Empire style dress with either slide-on cloth arm bands or sewn in strips to decorate the sleeves of her otherwise plain dress.

Keywords:  1813, Borovikovsky, Raevsky family, Russian, curly coiffure, square neckline, close sleeves, waist band, Empire waistline, close skirt, wrap

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