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Russian Imperial Court Dress | Charles Frederick Worth | Indianapolis Museum of Art | ca. 1888
Russian court dress ca. 1900
From the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Coronation gown of Empress Alexandra, 1896
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 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.
Tiara owned by Her Imperial Majesty Maria Feodorovna