Dress worn by Empress Maria Feodorovna, Hermitage Museum

Dress worn by Empress Maria Feodorovna, Hermitage Museum - wide front opening, contrasting stomacher petticoat

Russian School, 18th century - Princess Alexandra of Russia, Archduchess of Austria (1783-1801)

Half-length, facing half to the left, her head turned slightly to the right, wearing a dark blue coat with a narrow pink stripe over a white silk dress with a pink belt trimmed with lace at the bodice and with the star of the order of St Catherine

Late 1780's Russian Court dress, shared by Johanni on Flickr.

Russian Court dress Empress Marie Feodorovna, wife of Emperor Paul I. In century Russia the nobility spent most evenings at grand balls during the winter months. They wore their most exquisite gowns and jewelry dripping from every inch of their bodies.

Russian School, 18th century - Princess Mary of Russia, Grand Duchess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenbach (1786-1859)

Russian School, Princess Maria of Russia, Grand Duchess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenbach

Ekaterina Pavlovna's dress, late 1780's

Two Court Dresses worn by Maria Feodorovna (Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg) the second wife of Paul I. They show just how different fashion became in a relatively short period of time.

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