1883 Empress Marie Feodorovna dressed for her coronation

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by katmaxoz on 25 December 2009.

1883 Empress Marie Feodorovna dressed for her coronation APFxkatmaxoz 25Dec09

Most pictures of Russian court dress are taken from the front, but this one shows Maria wearing one to her coronation from the side.

Keywords:  1883, Maria Feodorovna (1847-1928), Princess, Tsaritsa, Glucksberg family, Romanov family, curly coiffure, floral headdress, off shoulder scoop neckline, Russian sleeves, stomacher, vee waistline, A-line skirt, over-skirt, train, necklace, earrings, brooch, bracelets, fan


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