1795 Grand Princess Elena Pavlovna of Russia, later Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin by Vladimir Lukich Borovikovsky (Gatchina Palace - Gatchina, Leningrad Oblast, Russia)

1795 Grand Princess Elena Pavlovna of Russia, later Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin by Vladimir Lukich Borovikovsky (Gatchina Palace - Gatchina, Leningrad Oblast, Russia)

This portrait shows details of construction. Her zone bodice has a panel-like center section, most evident from the lack of curvature of her waist band. Her vest-like over-bodice has a break where it becomes an over-skirt while her under-bodice contributes her under-sleeves and also becomes an under-skirt.

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