1880 Rudolph and Stéphanie at Laeken

She was sixteen when she met Crown Prince Rudolph.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by Kaiserin Alzbeta Sissi on 22 December 2010.

This print provides excellent silhouettes of 1880 dresses, slim in front and also from the sides while loaded with drapery and layers. Stéphanie's dress has just a hint of a bustle. 

Keywords:  1880, Stéphanie of Belgium, Wettin family, Habsburg family, Princess, Archduchess, Austrian, curly coiffure, vee neckline, lapels, three quarter length close sleeves, cuffs, engageantes, tablier, bustle, ruching, under-skirt, flounces, train, fan

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