Gisela and Leopold

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forums by Katenka_Fyodorovna on 10 November 2009; sepia tone removed by gogm.

Gisela wears a dress from about 1910 with a tight skirt beneath a definite waistline; her over-skirt has an inverted U cutout showing her under-skirt.

Keywords:  Archduchess Gisela, Habsburg family, Wittelsbach family, Grand Duchess, Princess, German, straight coiffure, chemise, high enclosing neckline, bodice, lapels, bow tie, long tight sleeves, cuffs, natural waistline, tight skirt, over-skirt, necklace, draped necklace, fan

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