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.

Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Made by the workshop of O. Velvet, satin and gilded metal thread.

IMPERIAL RUSSIA WINTER PALACE BALL~  1903. The last imperial ball before the Bolshevik Revolution.  Elaborate embroidered and bejeweled costumes with jeweled tiaras .

Petersburg: Winter Palace costume ball, The last Imperial Ball before the Bolshevik Revolution. Every guest wore century Russian styles.

Imperial Court Costume - Alexander Palace Time Machine - court gown of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna 1894

Court Gown of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, Sister of Nicholas II By Court Couturiére Mme. Olga Nicholaevna Bulbenkova Petersburg, 1894 Blue Velvet, white silk and gold thread Pavlovsk State Museum-Preserve

A tiara of huge pear pearls and diamonds, belonging to Empress Alexandra Fedorovna, consort to the last tsar. It is made by court jeweler Bolin.

Marie Poutine's Jewels & Royals: Russian Imperial Jewels A tiara of huge pear pearls and diamonds, belonging to Empress Alexandra Fedorovna, consort to the last tsar. It was made by court jeweler Bolin.

Free shipping and returns on Creed 'Millésime Imperial' Fragrance at Nordstrom.com. What it is: The gold standard in fragrance, this refreshing and invigorating scent evokes citrus groves and a lush seaside palace.Fragrance story: As versatile as it is opulent, Millesime Imperial is worn by both men and women who appreciate its salty-sweet mix of sun-kissed citrus and rich musk. Fit for royalty, this sophisticated scent is famed for its signature golden look and befits any occasion, f...

Les Royales Exclusives Spice and Wood Fragrance

Free shipping and returns on Creed 'Millésime Imperial' Fragrance at Nordstrom.com. What it is: The gold standard in fragrance, this refreshing and invigorating scent evokes citrus groves and a lush seaside palace.Fragrance story: As versatile as it is opulent, Millesime Imperial is worn by both men and women who appreciate its salty-sweet mix of sun-kissed citrus and rich musk. Fit for royalty, this sophisticated scent is famed for its signature golden look and befits any occasion, f...

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan  THEN: Crown Prince Akihito of Japan wed Michiko Shoda at Tokyo Imperial Palace on April 10, 1959. The 24-year-old bride, the daughter of a wealthy businessman, was the first commoner to marry into the Japanese royal family. Here the newlyweds are seen riding in an open-top carriage through the streets of the city on their wedding day.

Vintage royal weddings: Long-lasting married couples from royalty then and now - HELLO! US

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan THEN: Crown Prince Akihito of Japan wed Michiko Shoda at Tokyo Imperial Palace on April 10, 1959. The 24-year-old bride, the daughter of a wealthy businessman, was the first commoner to marry into the Japanese royal family. Here the newlyweds are seen riding in an open-top carriage through the streets of the city on their wedding day.

Marie Poutine's Jewels & Royals: Russian Imperial Jewels. ~ Grand Duchess Vladimir's diamond and sapphire kokoshnik tiara.

Diamond and sapphire kokoshnik tiara, Cartier, silver, sapphires, diamonds (features carat sapphire in the middle). Ordered by Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna

Fabergé Imperial Russian Presentation Romanov Tercentenary Stick Pin. In gold, diamond and sky blue guilloché enamel, with '1613 - 1913' in gold overlay, workmaster Henrik Wigstrom, St Petersburg.

In gold, diamond and sky blue guilloché enamel, with - in gold overlay, workmaster Henrik Wigstrom, St Petersburg.

Romanov Tsars that ended with the  Revolution and murder of Nicholas II and his family..

Romanov Tzars that ended with the Revolution and murder of Nicholas II and his family.

Woah....In this Cecil Beaton portrait of Queen Elizabeth II set in the throne room at Buckingham Palace, London, after her coronation in June 1953, the Queen wears the Imperial State Crown and holds the Orb and Septre

One's gold salt cellar... and the Queen's other treasures revealed in sparkling new book

In this Cecil Beaton portrait of Queen Elizabeth II set in the throne room at Buckingham Palace, London, after her coronation in June the Queen wears the Imperial State Crown and holds the Orb and Septre. Lovely picture for Queen Elizabeth II.

Russian Imperial Court. 19th century - beginning of the 20th century - The…

Ceremonial court dress of Empress Maria Fyodorovna from lilac pink velvet and tulle with silver needlework 1870 - 1880

I knew about Britain and Russia, didn't know Germany was a cousin too!!

The King of Germany, England and Germany were all cousins - WTF fun facts (grandmother is watching)

german monarch family tree~  Would you like to know your family tree?  "House of History, LLC."

german monarch family tree~ Would you like to know your family tree? "House of History, LLC." (not that there's any German monarchs in my tree - but thought this pin interesting nonetheless!

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