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Alexandra's Clothing; Formal and Informal Brisac Workshop

Alexandra's Clothing; Formal and Informal Brisac Workshop

*** Masquerade costume of Nicholas II, 1903, Museum no.TK-2922, © The Moscow Kremlin Museums

*** Masquerade costume of Nicholas II, 1903, Museum no.TK-2922, © The Moscow Kremlin Museums

historicalfashion:    Russian court gown, 1820s    One of the things that fascinates me most about Russian court gowns is that they still retain elements of the current fashions, like the waistline of the late 1820s here, while having all the requirements of court fashion.

historicalfashion: Russian court gown, 1820s One of the things that fascinates me most about Russian court gowns is that they still retain elements of the current fashions, like the waistline of the late 1820s here, while having all the requirements of court fashion.

1903 costume ball in the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia. Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna (senior) in a boyarynya (a noble woman in ancient Russia) fancy dress on the fashion of the 17th century. #Russian #history #Romanov

1903 costume ball in the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia. Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna (senior) in a boyarynya (a noble woman in ancient Russia) fancy dress on the fashion of the 17th century. #Russian #history #Romanov

Court dress, Worth, ca. 1890. Brocaded satin woven with gold silk roses. Front plastron skirt panels covered with silk floss pearl-beaded roses. Hanging sleeves edged in silver braid. Made for the Russian court. Kerry Taylor Auctions/Invaluable

Court dress, Worth, ca. 1890. Brocaded satin woven with gold silk roses. Front plastron skirt panels covered with silk floss pearl-beaded roses. Hanging sleeves edged in silver braid. Made for the Russian court. Kerry Taylor Auctions/Invaluable

Court dress that belonged to either Grand Duchess Olga  Nikolaevna of Russia or Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, 1904

Court dress that belonged to either Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia or Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, 1904

Formal Court gowns & kokoshniki worn by the Little Pair in their 1911 portrait session

Formal Court gowns & kokoshniki worn by the Little Pair in their 1911 portrait session

Grand Duchess Ksenija Aleksandrova sister of Tsar Nicholas II during the costume ball at the Winter Palace in 1903.

Grand Duchess Ksenija Aleksandrova sister of Tsar Nicholas II during the costume ball at the Winter Palace in 1903.

1903 costume ball in the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia. Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna (senior) in a boyarynya (a noble woman in ancient Russia) fancy dress on the fashion of the 17th century. #Russian #history #Romanov

1903 costume ball in the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia. Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna (senior) in a boyarynya (a noble woman in ancient Russia) fancy dress on the fashion of the 17th century. #Russian #history #Romanov