Elizabeth Lacey
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Evening gown worn by Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia, ca. 1890s-1900s.State Hermitage Museum. "AL"

Evening gown worn by Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia, ca. 1890s-1900s.State Hermitage Museum. "AL"

Gentleman's suit, 1770-1780, Hungary, budge, felt, embroidered with flat stitch, braiding. "...made of dark blue felt...set-in sleeves; the borders are embroidered with alternating motifs of big and small bunches of flowers, in green and white silk thread. Lined with brown lamb's fur ( a later addition)...width adjustable with a lace at the back. The borders and the standing collar are embroidered with the motifs described above. Decorated with white and green silk braids all around."

Gentleman's suit, 1770-1780, Hungary, budge, felt, embroidered with flat stitch, braiding. "...made of dark blue felt...set-in sleeves; the borders are embroidered with alternating motifs of big and small bunches of flowers, in green and white silk thread. Lined with brown lamb's fur ( a later addition)...width adjustable with a lace at the back. The borders and the standing collar are embroidered with the motifs described above. Decorated with white and green silk braids all around."

Adore the colours and textures on this dress (combined, they make it look almost like a painting of the earth from above!) as well as the great location in this photograph.

Adore the colours and textures on this dress (combined, they make it look almost like a painting of the earth from above!) as well as the great location in this photograph.