c. 1911 MH191110
Topless and tied sarong skirt. Headband, necklace, armbands.
TMB. N-3. Armpits.
This rare topless image of the Mata Hari captures her trademark of V-belly below her navel (1).
Topless poses in the early two decades of the 20th century are common in Paris and is the rule for all showgirls. (Indeed full nudity is expected of lesser-known talents.) Headliners like Mata Hara and Josephine Baker who choose to dance and model topless only amalgamate their fame.
Collected from the Internet. Date is estimation. 1 picture.