Evening gown, no date, (but Empire waist puts it in Edwardian period.) Silk and metallic lace and lavender voided velvet. Small train, royal purple silk satin bandeau waist with silk flower at center bodice.
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Joseph Koppay's post-1898 portrait of Empress Elisabeth of Austria in a low-cut evening dress of patterned damask, and a replica of the gown by Mónika Czédly of D'Elia Salon. The portrait is one of many posthumous images created of the empress. Photos: Alexandra-Victoria on Liveinternet Russia; waldi on Elisabethforum.proboards.com (credit: Mónika Czédly); "Mythos Sisi" article on Myheimat.de.
G&E Spitzer of Vienna embroidered pink chiffon and ivory satin gown with day and evening bodices, circa Because of the high collar, I assume the day bodice is shown, but such coverage was also common for dinner and reception gowns.