Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Made by the workshop of O. Bulbenkova (?), St. Petersburg, Russia. Late 19th to early 20th centuries. Velvet, satin and gilded metal thread. State Hermitage Museum (links: https://www.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage/digital-collection/08.+Applied+Arts/1263422/?lng=en, http://www.hermitageline.ru/ru/blog/view/bal). Other photos are via Ghosts of Imperial Russia's Tumblr. CLICK FOR VERY LARGE, HI-RES IMAGES.

Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Made by the workshop of O. Velvet, satin and gilded metal thread.

Halter Sexy Open back White homecoming prom dresses, CM0005

Halter Sexy Open back White homecoming prom dresses, CM0005

Russian Imperial Court. 19th century - beginning of the 20th century - The…

Ceremonial court dress of Empress Maria Fyodorovna from lilac pink velvet and tulle with silver needlework 1870 - 1880

Courting Dress circa 1750. Does this make my hips look big? Look at the detail on the bodice though! Stunning.

Court dress, ca. 1750 British Blue silk taffeta brocaded with silver thread In the eighteenth century, formal dress was so closely associated with Versailles and the French court that it was.

Court dress by Worth, worn by Marie Maximilianova Romanovska, Duchess of Leuchtenberg, ca 1888 France (worn in Russia), Cora Ginsburg

I am a sucker for green velvet. I would need some serious jewels for this dress. Imperial Russian Court Dress, Embroidered Velvet, House of Worth, 1888

Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna Romanova of Russia (1897-1918) in court dress by VelkokneznaMaria on DeviantArt

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Romanova of Russia the eldest child and daughter of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas II. Originally black and white photo coloured by me.

Imperial Court Costume - Alexander Palace Time Machine - court gown of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna 1894

Court Gown of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, Sister of Nicholas II By Court Couturiére Mme. Olga Nicholaevna Bulbenkova Petersburg, 1894 Blue Velvet, white silk and gold thread Pavlovsk State Museum-Preserve

1900 ... Court robe ... Russian ... silk, metallic threads and paillettes ... at The Metropolitan Museum of Art ... photo 1 ... (Doesn't this remind you of Mina's "Reincarnation/Flashback" Gown in Bram Stoker's Dracula?)

Court robe Date: ca. 1900 Culture: Russian Medium: silk, metallic threads and paillettes Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 19 in. cm) Length at CF (b): 40 in. cm) Length at CB (c): 145 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Govert W.

It's rather sad that these dresses stand side by side, like shells of the sisters who once wore them.

Olga & Tatiana’s court dresses on display. Olga’s dress is on the right and Tatiana’s is on the left. We can see the detail in the lacing of Olga’s dress compared to the simplicity of Tatiana’s.

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