Margherita standing in outdoor scene

Upgrade image posted 11 April 2016 from to replace image posted 20 December 2010; sepia tone removed.

Margherita standing in outdoor scene UPGRADE From detint

Margherita’s dress shows how early bustles became covered by a cuirasse and the fullness dropped towards the knees in mid decade. Her dress seems very full from the side, but probably fit much closer when seen from the front.

Keywords:  Margherita of Savoia, Regina Margherita, Queen Margherita, Princess, Queen, Savoia family, Italian, long straight coiffure, earrings, high neckline, long close sleeves, flared cuffs, bows, cuirasse bodice, tablier, ruffles, train, fan

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