The Countess di Castiglione caused a scandal by appearing at a 1857 costume ball at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs as The Queen of Hearts, a thinly veiled allusion to the fact the she was currently the mistress of the emperor, Napoleon III.
Elizabeth This gown package includes a trimmed tapestry bodice, forepart and fitted sleeves. The sleeves feature your choice of a criss-crossed trim or a stripe trim and a dupioni puffed shoulder cap. The underskirt has a matching tapestry forepart, with dupioni overskirt.
Black Victorian Gothic Dress Penny Dreadful Theater Period Clothing Wear N 324