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.
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
Tsar and family, a tragic ending for this family. They're actually related to me through my Russian grandma. Very sad!
Olga and Tatiana
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"
Privilege, passion and the last Russian princesses