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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.

1860-1865, United Kingdom - Court dress - Silk and silk tulle decorated with hand and machine embroidery, ribbons and silk gauze

Court dress and train

"Court dress, 1860 - 1865 at the Victoria and Albert Museum and practically every part of it is made of silk and done by hand." - Some days I wish this were still the fashion.

Ceremonial court dress belonging to Grand Duchess Maria Fyodorovna, Russia (?), 1860s. Silk, tulle, metallic thread, artificial flowers. State Hermitage Museum (link: http://www.hermitage.guide/costume/costume1.html). It is possible that Maria Fyodorovna donned the dress for her engagement to Tsarevich Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia (see detail from Mihály Zichy´s painting of the event, via Imperial Russia's Tumblr). CLICK FOR VERY LARGE IMAGES.

Ceremonial court dress belonging to Grand Duchess Maria Fyodorovna, Russia (?), 1860s. Silk, tulle, metallic thread, artificial flowers. State Hermitage Museum (link: http://www.hermitage.guide/costume/costume1.html). It is possible that Maria Fyodorovna donned the dress for her engagement to Tsarevich Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia (see detail from Mihály Zichy´s painting of the event, via Imperial Russia's Tumblr). CLICK FOR VERY LARGE IMAGES.

Russian court dress, Worth, ca. 1888. Silver moiré skirt and emerald green silk velvet boned bodice with matching 12-foot train. It is trimmed with a band of silk fringe and velvet ruffles. Indianapolis Museum of Art

Russian court dress, Worth, ca. Silver moiré skirt and emerald green silk velvet boned bodice with matching train. It is trimmed with a band of silk fringe and velvet ruffles. Indianapolis Museum of Art

Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Made by the workshop of O. Bulbenkova, St. Petersburg. Silk with rep weave, imitation pearls and fringe. State Hermitage Museum (link: https://www.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage/digital-collection/08.+Applied+Arts/1263423/?lng=en). Other photos are via Ghosts of Imperial Russia's Tumblr. CLICK FOR VERY LARGE IMAGES.

Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Made by the workshop of O. Bulbenkova, St. Petersburg. Silk with rep weave, imitation pearls and fringe. State Hermitage Museum (link: https://www.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage/digital-collection/08.+Applied+Arts/1263423/?lng=en). Other photos are via Ghosts of Imperial Russia's Tumblr. CLICK FOR VERY LARGE IMAGES.

Court dress (by Piero Tosi), tiara and amethyst set, from the movie "Ludwig" (1972). Worn by Izabella Telezynska in the role of the "Queen Mother" for the scene depicting Ludwig II of Bavaria's 1864 coronation. Photos courtesy of la_gatta_ciara on LiveJournal.

Court dress (by Piero Tosi), tiara and amethyst set, from the movie "Ludwig" Worn by Izabella Telezynska in the role of the "Queen Mother" for the scene depicting Ludwig II of Bavaria's 1864 coronation. Photos courtesy of la_gatta_ciara on LiveJournal.

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

Court dress, possibly made in Paris in 1838. Worn by Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791-1847), Napoleon's second wife and empress consort of the French from 1810 to 1814. Collection of Museo Glauco Lombardi, Parma. Images via Museo Glauco Lombardi on Facebook.

Court dress, possibly made in Paris in Worn by Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma Napoleon's second wife and empress consort of the French from 1810 to Collection of Museo Glauco Lombardi, Parma.

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.

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 Anastasia Mikhailovna Romanova of Russia in full court dress.

Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna Romanova of Russia in full court dress. Note, this is not the famed Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanova, but a distant cousin

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