From Miss Mertens' photostream on flickr; sepia tone removed by gogm.
Princess Alexandra wears a big feather wrap (boa? stole?) and a rather ornate day dress for this photo. Her sleeves suggest this photo dates to around when she wed in 1897. She may be wearing a jacket, but her bodice is more likely divided into a stomacher section and the rest framed by rever-like vertical panels.
Keywords: Princess Alexandra of Anhalt, Princess Sizzo of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, Ascania family, Schwarzburg family, Princess, German, straight coiffure, wrap, feathers, stomacher, high enclosing neckline, revers, necklace, earrings
Jun 15, 2014, 7:07 PM
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