“ This 1989 exhibition of the Brooklyn Museum was called The Opulent Era: Fashions of Worth, Doucet and Pingat, and featured many exquisite works from the greatest couture houses of la belle époque. ” The exhibition book is splendid!
Caroline Otero - courtesan & most sought after woman of Europe. Associated with Prince Albert I (Monaco), King Edward VII (UK), Kings of Serbia & Kings of Spain + Russian Grand Dukes Peter and Nicholas, as well as the Duke of Westminster
1914 This could be a girl slightly older than Pollyanna. Many still had long, uncut hair. It would not usually have been piled high (as in Gibson Girl time) but hair was usually arranged to extend around the head and come out some from the sides.