Costumed Charlote Belgium (Carlota of Mexico) wearing mid-1500s costume

Charlotte of Belgium, later to become the ill-fated Empress Carlota of Mexico, is shown wearing a re-creation of mid 1500s dress in this photograph.

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by KarlandZita on 8 March 2009; bottom edge fixed with Photoshop by gogm.

Keywords:  Empress Carlota, Habsburg family, Wettin family, Empress, ruff, French hood, false sleeves, long flared sleeves, theatrical dress

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