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Robe à la Française, 1730–40, European, silk, metal. This is an extraordinary example of weaving incorporating silver metallic threads in a very distinctive design. This textile was identified as an identical match to the textile of a gown worn to a Russian Imperial wedding in the in the 1730s. Accession Number: 2009.300.1089 | The Met

Robe à la Française, 1730–40, European, silk, metal. This is an extraordinary example of weaving incorporating silver metallic threads in a very distinctive design. This textile was identified as an identical match to the textile of a gown worn to a Russian Imperial wedding in the in the 1730s. Accession Number: 2009.300.1089 | The Met

Mittens  Date:     late 17th century Culture:     Russian Medium:     leather, silk, metal Dimensions:     13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm) Accession Number:     2009.300.2680a, b

Mittens Date: late 17th century Culture: Russian Medium: leather, silk, metal Dimensions: 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm) Accession Number: 2009.300.2680a, b

Pouch Date: early 18th century Culture: Russian Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (12.1 x 8.9 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of her mother, Elizabeth Greenman Stillman, 1931

Pouch Date: early 18th century Culture: Russian Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (12.1 x 8.9 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of her mother, Elizabeth Greenman Stillman, 1931

Elizabeth Romanov | Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia | Romanov Family

Elizabeth Romanov | Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia | Romanov Family

Gate to the Winter Palace - St. Petersburg, Russia, with double headed eagle of the House of Romanov

Gate to the Winter Palace - St. Petersburg, Russia, with double headed eagle of the House of Romanov