Tsarina Alexandra. was Empress consort of Russia as spouse of Nicholas II, the last Emperor of the Russian Empire. Born a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, she was given the name Alexandra Feodorovna upon being received into the Russian Orthodox Church, which canonized her as Saint Alexandra the Passion Bearer in Alexandra is best remembered as the last Tsarina of Russia and as one of the most famous royal carriers of the haemophilia disease.
Cloth of gold coronation gown worn by Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia (6th June 1872 – 17th July 1918) for her coronation 1894. Dresses ordered for the imperial family were embroidered at the Novotikhvinsky Convent workshop that specialized in gold threadwork.
Dress of Tsarina Alexandra Romanova (1872 – 1918) - Empress consort of Russia as spouse of Nicholas II, the last Emperor of the Russian Empire. Remembered as one of the most famous royal carriers of the haemophilia disease and for her support of autocratic control over the country. Her notorious friendship with the Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin was also an important factor in her life.’
The Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia (6th June 1872 – 17th July 1918). Before the Revolution, the Russian royal family lived surrounded by enormous wealth and luxury in enormous palaces. Incredibly some of the gorgeous gowns worn by the Empress have survived and can still be seen today…
Tiaras purported to have belonged to Sophia Petrovna Durnovo. the tiara on top is of turquoise and diamonds, Russian type, reminiscent of the kokoshnik form. The second tiara of diamonds with very large charming opals, is typical of the times, "Restoration", and the third consisting of diamond flowers and leaves.