Marie Caroline wearing a bustle dress

From vikingu.es/Qué-visitar/Casa-de-Battenberg_vi202870.

Marie Caroline wearing a bustle dress From vikingu.es/Qué-visitar/Casa-de-Battenberg_vi202870

Marie Caroline’s dress has a bustle and a trimmer line than dresses from the first bustle era so it may date to about 1880. There is a shadow suggesting she wears a cuirasse bodice. The bodice has a stomacher panel, possibly lace.

Keywords:  Princess Marie Caroline of Battenberg, Prinzessin Marie Karoline von Battenberg, Princess Gustav of Erbach-Schönberg, Battenberg-Mountbatten family, Erbach-Schönberg family, Countess, Princess, German, bangs, hat, chemisette, high enclosing neckline, long under-sleeves, cuffs, cuirasse bodice, collar, pin, long close over-sleeves, bustle, close skirt, jeweled bodice ornament

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