A replica of the gown worn by former Austrian Empress Elisabeth at her Hungarian coronation ceremony is on display in the renovated "Sisi Museum" in the imperial Hofburg palace in Vienna July REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader (AUSTRIA SOCIETY)
Coronation gown from House of Worth - Queen of Hungary in She wore a silver brocade gown trimmed with lace and midnight blue velvet bodice with pearl lacing, its design based on the traditional Hungarian costume.
tiny-librarian: Sleeve cuff from Marie Antoinette’s Dress, 1780 That actually has nothing to do with Marie Antoinette. It’s a sleeve from a British gown in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum Good catch! I wonder why people make stuff up.
I prefer the abstract ones with the butterflies and wires below, but this is a gorgeous traditional masque. Completely obsessed with masquerades and elaborate masks since my first trip to New Orleans back in college.