1894 or 1895 Maria Feodorovna wearing mourning dress

Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by katmaxoz on 12 September 2010; sepia tone removed by gogm.

Maria Feodorovna wears a scarf-ruff that completely seals off her neck and a dress with big leg-o-mutton sleeves in this photo. Her husband, Alexander III, died in 1894 so she is in mourning.

Keywords:  1894, Maria Feodorovna (1847-1928), Princess, Tsaritsa, Glucksberg family, Romanov family, hat, veil, high enclosing neckline, ruff, scarf, long leg-o-mutton sleeves, cuffs

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