Gisela and Leopold

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Veronica on 29 March 2010; detail-enhanced (but color not removed) by gogm.

Gisela's puffed, but not leg-o-mutton, sleeves and A-line skirt date this photo to the about 1900. Hats were starting to become wide at about this time. I believe she is wearing a decorated jacket that opens wide over a lace-adorned chemisette that ends with shallow-vee waistline and plain skirt.

Keywords:  Archduchess Gisela, Habsburg family, Wittelsbach family, Grand Duchess, Princess, German, hat, chemisette, high enclosing neckline, lace, jacket, lapels, elbow length high puffed sleeves, cuffs, shallow-vee waistline, A-line skirt, necklace, bracelets, shoes, gloves, parasol


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