Imperial Russian Horse Guard Regiment officer's tunic or 'Koller', circa 1900. White boiled wool tunic with red cuffs and piping. Silver bullion braid mixed with orange and bordered in blue trim on collar, front and cuffs. Collar and cuffs also display silver bullion Litzen, those on the cuffs with gold double-headed eagle buttons. Complete with gold bullion fringed epaulettes faced in red with applied gold tone crown and cipher of Nicholas II.
Uniform of Emperor Nicholas II, circa 1896. The double-breasted coat is of dark-blue woollen cloth with a stand-up collar and cuffs of red cloth; decorated with gold embroidery, epaulettes and aiguillettes. The collar are embroidered in gold thread and spangles with an elaborate pattern; the cuffs bear gilded metal buttons with images of double-headed eagles. The item is completed with gold epaulettes with the monogram of Tsar Alexander III.