Irene of Hesse

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine by Ruska Princess on 4 January 2009; sepia tone removed by gogm.

Irene of Hesse's dress shows the asymmetric lines, tight skirts, and embroidery found in pre-War dress. Her dress looks like it has long tight under-sleeves and elbow-length close over-sleeves.

Keywords:  Princess Irene of Hesse, Princess, Hesse family, Hohenzollern family, German, straight coiffure, trapezoidal décolletage, drapery, natural waistline, long close sleeves, necklace, earrings, bracelets, fan

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