1798-1800 Alexandra Pavlovna Romanova by V. Borovikovsky [Russian Historic Portrait (ex Lenin) Gallery - Moskva Russia]

She was married off to a member of the Habsburg family as part of a deal cementing an anti-Napoleonic alliance.

Spots removed throughout image with Photoshop and image enlarged by a quarter by gogm.

One of the practical adaptations of Russian dress was the jacket bodice, shown here as the orange portion of Alexandra Pavlovna's dress.

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