Margherita seated wearing dress adorned with tassels

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forums by Yseult on 15 September 2008; upper part of the right edge patched with Photoshop by gogm.

This photo of Princess Margherita shows the waist band and natural waistline of late 1860s dresses.

Keywords:  Margherita of Savoia, Princess, Queen, Savoia family, Italian, long straight coiffure, high neckline, chemisette, ruff, jacket bodice, epaulettes, tassels, long close sleeves, cuffs, waist band, natural waistline, full skirt, fan

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