1888 Princess Irene and Prince Heinrich

Sepia tone removed by gogm.

This print from the period when Irene is marrying leaves no doubt that Irene wears a cuirasse bodice over a high-necked chemise or chemisette.

Keywords:  1888, Princess Irene of Hesse, Princess, Hesse family, Hohenzollern family, German, curly coiffure, high enclosing neckline, long tight sleeves, cuffs, vest bodice, criss-cross under-bodice, cuirasse bodice, bustle, close skirt, pin, bracelets

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