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.
Imperial Court Costume - Alexander Palace Time Machine - court gown of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna 1894
King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia arrived at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo for the state banquet hosted by Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on April 5, 2017. The Spanish royal couple is on a four-day state visit to Japan.
The Imperial Family Welcome King Felipe and Queen Letizia
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…