Cul de Paris. German corsage fashion in 1880.

Bustle. Cul de Paris. German fashion Turnüre costume. Clothing of the period of the 1870s.

Cul de Paris 1880

Cul de Paris. German “Turnüre” with corsage. Clothing of the period of the 1880s.

Note:  Cul de Paris. Fashion and costume in 1880.

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