Tag Archives: 1900s

Mata Hari

“Javanese Hindu Princesses” seemed to have been all the go at some point and Mata Hari it appears lost little time in adopting the persona during her dancing days. And no doubt every Javanese princess had a bejewelled strap bodice.  

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The Princess Post

And the princess of Cooch-Behar in a blouse that shows a more demure Edwardian influence. Also from the National Portrait Gallery. And another princess of Cooch-Behar in what appears to be Edwardian costume. More on her here.

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