Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Made by the workshop of O. Bulbenkova (?), St. Petersburg, Russia. Late 19th to early 20th centuries. Velvet, satin and gilded metal thread. State Hermitage Museum (links: https://www.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage/digital-collection/08.+Applied+Arts/1263422/?lng=en, http://www.hermitageline.ru/ru/blog/view/bal). Other photos are via Ghosts of Imperial Russia's Tumblr. CLICK FOR VERY LARGE, HI-RES IMAGES.
Court dresses belonging to Grand Duchesses Olga Nikolaevna and Tatiana Nikolaevna, O. N. Bulbenkova's Workshop, St. Petersburg, 1913. Satin, tulle, velvet, artificial flowers, artificial pearls. State Hermitage Museum, via Ghosts of Imperial Russia on Tumblr. Whereas there are minor differences between the two extant gowns, the 1913 photo by Boissannas et Eggler of St. Petersburg shows Olga (left) and Tatiana (right) wearing virtually identical gowns. CLICK THROUGH FOR VERY LARGE, HI-RES…
Carl Fabergé - An Imperial Tercentenary Pendant, circa 1913. A gold and amethyst pendant made from the designs of the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna to celebrate the Romanov Tercentenary of 1913. Workshop of Albert Holmström, St. Petersburg, 1913. #Faberge #antique
Newly released photo of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia with the Grand Duchesses Tatiana,Maria and Olga Nikolaevna Romanova of Russia with others on board the Imperial Royal yacht,Polar Star in 1901. "AL"
Imperial Crown of Russia created for the coronation of Catherine the Great, Russian Crown Jewels - The gold-and-silver crown made by a court jeweler Jeremiah Posier is decorated with almost five thousand diamonds and 75 perfectly round, even-shaped large pearls. Posier achieved a harmonious combination of magnificent diamonds and white-pink pearls enhancing the stateliness and majesty of the crown’s design. A huge ruby-red spinel crowned with a diamond cross was placed on top.