Imperial Russian court dress, House of Worth, c. 1888. Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Ceremonial court dress belonging to Grand Duchess Maria Fyodorovna, Russia (?), 1860s. Silk, tulle, metallic thread, artificial flowers. State Hermitage Museum (link: http://www.hermitage.guide/costume/costume1.html). It is possible that Maria Fyodorovna donned the dress for her engagement to Tsarevich Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia (see detail from Mihály Zichy´s painting of the event, via Imperial Russia's Tumblr). CLICK FOR VERY LARGE IMAGES.
Russian Court Dress, but I would like to see it in Blue, or Turquoise or Purple
Russian court dress, Worth, ca. 1888. Silver moiré skirt and emerald green silk velvet boned bodice with matching 12-foot train. It is trimmed with a band of silk fringe and velvet ruffles. Indianapolis Museum of Art
Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Maria Fyodorovna. Made by Atelier Izambard Chanceau / embroidery by A. Laman's workshop (?), St. Petersburg. 1880s. State Hermitage Museum (link: http://testmain.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage/digital-collection/08.+Applied+Arts/1246817/?lng=en). Other photos are via Imperial Russia's Tumblr. CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES. [It is unlikely that this is a maid-of-honor's court dress, which was a uniform embellished with a completely different…
Ceremonial court dress of a maid of honor to the Empress of Russia, St, Petersburg, 1830s. Velvet, silk, metallic thread, gold embroidery. State Hermitage Museum, via http://www.hermitage.guide/costume/costume1.html. CLICK FOR LARGE, HIR-RES IMAGES.
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Russian Court Dress
“Possible Court Dress c.1870 Hungary Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest ”
Court dress belonging to Grand Duchess Louise of Baden. Court train: 1856 (Berlin); skirt: 1870/80, bodice: 1880/1911 (Baden). Badisches Landesmuseum. Velvet, metal thread, silk fabric, gold lame. The grand duchess (pictured left with her daughter, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden) wears a similar skirt in a 1900s photo courtesy of Carolath Habsburg Tumblr. Photos of the dress: Badisches Landesmuseum; Badische Heimat 2002 (via Badisches Landesmuseum on zum.de); Cheryl Hammond…
Side view of Russian 19th century court dress, most likely belonging to Maria Feodorovna, last Dowager Empress of Russia.