1820s Ceremonial dress of Dowager Tsaritsa Maria Feodorovna

Posted to Glittering Royal Events Message Board by Baxter on 2 June 2009.

This shows a step in how dress went from Napoleonic to Romantic with its almost natural waistline and somewhat expansive A-line skirt.

Keywords:  Maria Feodorovna (1759-1828), Duchess, Tsaritsa, Württemburg family, Romanov family, Russian, scoop neckline, modesty piece, quarter length puffed sleeves, engageantes, waist band, natural high waistline, A-line skirt

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