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Yellow evening dress belonging to Alexandra Feodorovna Romanova (1872 – 1918), Empress consort of Russia as spouse of Nicholas II, the last Emperor of the Russian Empire.

Dress of Tsarina D'Alexandra Feodorovna Romanova (1872 – 1918)

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Ilya Repin, Portrait of Emperor Nicholas II, 1896

Brother of Tsar Nicholas II Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich, circa 1903 (via Costume Ball in the Winter Palace. Grand Duke Michael had asked his mother to lend him a big diamond clip to wear as an aigrette in his fur cap. The clip was of fabulous value; it had belonged to Emperor Paul I, and the Dowager Empress wore it very seldom. She lent it to her son most reluctantly.

The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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