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.
Above: Detail from "The Coronation of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna," by Laurits Regner Tuxen, 1898, oil on canvas. The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Below: Empress Alexandra Feodorovna's coronation dress, Russia, 1896. Brocade, silk, silver thread, pearls, lace, silk ribbon. Moscow Kremlin Museums. CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.
Grand Duchesses Olga (1895-1918), Anastasia (1901-1918), Maria (1899-1918) and Tatiana (1897-1918) Romanova of Russia, daughters of the last Tsar, beautiful and angelic girls brutally murdered on 17th July 1918. This picture was taken four years prior their deaths