1869 Yachting dress worn to Suez Canal opening by Henry Creed & Co., London (Château de Compiègne)

The bustle-like line of Empress Eugénie's British-made white suit for the opening of the Suez Canal is evident in this picture.

Photo credit - Stéphane Maréchalle.

Keywords:  1869, Creed, Maréchalle, Empress Eugénie, Empress, Bonaparte family, French, high neckline, collar, buttons, jacket, lapels, long close sleeves, pockets, full skirtengageantes, lace, quarter length sleeves, deep vee waistline

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