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Evening Dress of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna
Early 20th century

St. Petersburg, workshop of A. Brisac
The workshop's trademark is printed in gold on a white silk ribbon on the corsage: A. Brisac, St. Petersbourg
Dress (bodice, skirt) of white tuile with an underdress of chiffon and satin, open bloused at the front, sleeves to below the elbow with bouffes at the shoulder; bell-shaped skirt with a train; flounces of lace on the décolletage, lower sleeves and hem; entire dress embroidered with gold beads and sequins in a design of stripes and branches of blossom with inlays of chiffon; full ensemble (not shown here) includes a second bodice, closed with a standing collar and long sleeves.
length: bodice 36. cm, skirt 164 cm

Acquired from the wardrobe of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna at the Winter Palace.

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