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    Traje Goyesco / Spanish Regency Dress (Ca. 1809). Made by Creaciones Alraune following the fashions of 1809, the era of the Napoleonic invasion in Spain. This dress is the typical fashion from Madrid. The girls wearing these clothes were named "majas".

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