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Court dress of a lady in waiting, about 1900.  Metropolitan Museum.

Court robe Date: ca. 1900 Culture: Russian Medium: silk, metallic threads and paillettes Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 19 in.

Русское придворное платье

fripperiesandfobs: “ Russian court dress ca. 1900 From the Metropolitan Museum of Art ”

Russian court dress 1900, via Flickr.

Russian court dress This is an example of the style worn by a senior lady-in-waiting. The length of the train was precisely calibrated - the longer the train the higher the status of the wearer.

Gods and Foolish Grandeur: The Russian court gown, deconstructed: dress for a maid of honor, unknown date

Court ensemble Date: ca. 1900 Culture: Russian Medium: silk, gold Dimensions: Overall ((f) streamers): 2 x 36 in.