1826-1827 Ballgown of Princess Yusupova (State Hermitage Museum - St. Petersburg, Russia)


From teatimeatwinterpalace.tumblr.com/page/14; the image on the left was doubled in size.

1826-1827 Ball gown of Princess Yusupova (State Hermitage Museum - St. Petersburg, Russia) From teatimeatwinterpalace.tumblr.com-page-14

Revolutionary style is evolving. The sleeves are from the Revolution and the skirt is still somewhat narrow. The neckline is adorned with a paned over-bodice creating a false bertha. The skirt is decorated with embroidery, ribbons, sequins, and seed pearls or beads.

Keywords:  1826, Zinaida Yussupova the elder, Zinaida Naryshkina, Countess de Chauveau, Marchioness de Serres, Naryshkin family, Yussupov family, Russian, pelisse bodice, bateau neckline, paned over-bodice, quarter length full sleeves, cuffs, waist band, natural waistline, jeweled A-line maxi-length skirt, bows, floral skirt ornaments, passementerie, shoes

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