indypendentstyles:

Christian Dior Couture 1950

This reminds me of Russian court dresses!

indypendentstyles:

Christian Dior Couture 1950

This reminds me of Russian court dresses!

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Russian court dress, ca. 1850s

Russian court dress, ca. 1850s

Russian Imperial Court Dress | Charles Frederick Worth | Indianapolis Museum of Art | ca. 1888

Russian Imperial Court Dress | Charles Frederick Worth | Indianapolis Museum of Art | ca. 1888


fripperiesandfobs:

Russian court dress ca. 1900

From the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Coronation gown of Empress Alexandra, 1896

Coronation gown of Empress Alexandra, 1896

Dress of Grand Duchess Maria Nikolo, 1855

Dress of Grand Duchess Maria Nikolo, 1855

Russian duma, 1906

Does anyone know what “duma” means? It was in the title of this photograph. I’m assuming it means court. Empress Alexandra is the central figure.

Russian duma, 1906

Does anyone know what “duma” means? It was in the title of this photograph. I’m assuming it means court. Empress Alexandra is the central figure.

Russian court dress, 1850s

Russian court dress, 1850s

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.

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.


Tiara owned by Her Imperial Majesty Maria Feodorovna


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