Bustle. Cul de Paris 1880 Germany.

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

Riding costume 1880

Bustle, Cul de Paris 1880 Germany. Riding costume with corset.

 

Note:  Corsages & Bodices. Les modes sous Louis XVI.

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