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The Electoral Wardrobe

Dress of Electress Magdalena Sibylla of Saxony around 1610–1620

The stunning dress of Electress Magdalena Sibylla (1586–1659) ranks as a particular rarity; ladies’ dresses were seldom preserved as witnesses to dynastic history. The dress, which references Venetian styles, identifies the electress as an exceptional connoisseur of fashion.