THE BALL OF 1903 ~ Gowns for masquerade ~ Prince and Princess Felix (born count Sumarokov-Elston) and Zenaida Yussupov dressed in century boyar costumes at the Winter Palace in These were the parents of Felix Yussupov, murderer of Grigoriy Rasputin.
Duchess Elizabeth N. Obolensky clothes off in the century (my note: appears tobe colorized portrait from 1903 Romanov ball. Nice though: pose minimizes the BelleEpoch fit, makes it look more accurate. Letnik over rubakha, ozherlya, ubrus, kokoshnik.
Princess Nadezhda Dmitrievna Beloselskaya-Belozerskaya(nee Skobeleva) and her youngest daughter Princess Maria Constantinovna Beloselskaya-Belozerskaya, lady-in-waiting to the Empress, in boyarishnya's attire at the Winter Palace Costume Ball of