Ceremonial Court Costume of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna
late 19th - early 20th centuries
St. Petersburg, workshop of O.N. Bulbenkova
Dress (bodice, skirt, train) of pale-blue and white silk, long bodice with pointed lower front and large oval décolletage, long sleeves folded back and partially exposed arm-holes, bell shaped skirt, with folds at the back; detachable train at waist with soft folds along the back, embroidered with artificial pearls on the bodice, the center of the skirt and the edge of the train, trimmed with imitation fur fringes.
length: bodice 39. cm, skirt 103 cm, train 300 cm
Acquired from the wardrobe of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna at the Winter Palace.