Carola Vasa, Queen of Saxony

Posted to Foro Dinastias by Minnie on 21 November 2009; sepia tone removed by gogm.

Carola Vasa, Queen of Saxony detint FDxMinnie 21Nov09

Queen Carola wears spectacular jewelry in this Hanfstaengl card. The choker dates this to the 1880s or later, chokers becoming chic when Queen Alexandra wore them.

Keywords:  Hanfstaengl, Queen Carola of Saxony, Vasa family, Wettin family, German, Saxony, long straight coiffure, tiara, headdress, off shoulder vee neckline, modesty piece, cap sleeves, order sash, order bows, choker necklace, necklace, earrings, bracelets, fan, gloves

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