Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The Crown of St. Stephen

Empress Maria Theresa is shown in the Royal Hungarian regalia. It is interesting that her gown is based upon the Hungarian peasant costume and has an apron, similar to what her daughter Marie-Antoinette would later wear at Petit Trianon. (Via European Women in History)

Marie-Antoinette and Her Children by Adolf Ulrik Wertmüller


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