Court robe, Russian, c. 1900. Silk, metallic threads and paillettes. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Accompanying photo: "Portrait of a Lady in a Court Uniform Dress," Russia, 1900s. Silver-bromide print, with gouache, water-color and white lead. State Hermitage Museum. CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.
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Evening dress, Drecoll, Paris, 1913-14. Belonged to Princess Zinaida Yusupova [lady-in-waiting to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna]. Tulle, satin, silk muslin, velvet, ribbon, beads; embroidery. The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (link: http://www.hermitage.guide/costume/costume1.html). CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE.