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.
Short Prom Dress, Cocktail Dresses, Short Formal Dress
wide straps won't dig in on your backhand. | Cool On The Court Dress
Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia.A♥W
Court dress, 1800-1810, from the Musee du Costume et de la Dentelle
Recreation of Marie Antoinette's court gown (Robe de cour) as painted by Vigee LeBrun in 1779. By Atelier Caraco Canezou for an exhibition in Japan
Ceremonial court dress of Empress Maria Fyodorovna from lilac pink velvet and tulle with silver needlework 1870-1880 Russia, St. Petersburg Velvet, silk, tulle, lace, silver threads, wire, embroidery, plaiting. From Hermitage Museum site.
Court dress, Worth, ca. 1890. Brocaded satin woven with gold silk roses. Front plastron & skirt panels covered with silk floss & pearl-beaded roses. Hanging sleeves edged in silver braid. Made for the Russian court. Kerry Taylor Auctions/Invaluable
Russian court dress, Worth, ca. 1888. Silver moiré skirt and emerald green silk velvet boned bodice with matching 12-foot train. It is trimmed with a band of silk fringe and velvet ruffles. Indianapolis Museum of Art