1898 Gown of Alexandra

Posted by CountessKate to forum.alexanderpalace.org/index.php?topic=16675.0 on 14 September 2012; fixed bottom third of left edge with Photoshop. Also posted to the Dresses worn by Tsaritsa Alexandra Feodorovna Albumette here.

1898 Gown of Alexandra Posted by CountessKate to forum.alexanderpalace.org:index.php?topic=16675.0 on 14 September 2012 Fixed bottom third of left edge with Photoshop

The bodice is not a pouter pigeon bodice, but it is not completely fitted. Alexandra of Wales liked violet, this Alexandra liked gold. The dress has what appear to be jeweled neckline, waist band, and skirt probably done with beads or paste.

Keywords:  1898, Alexandra Feodorovna, Alix von Hessen-Darmstadt, Alix Viktoria Helene Luise Beatrix von Hessen und bei Rhein, Prinzessin von Hessen und bei Rhein, Александра Фёдоровна, Tsaritsa Alexandra, Alexandra of Hesse, Alix, Princess, Tsaritsa, Hesse family, Romanov family, Russian, bodice, off shoulder straight neckline, jeweled neckline, cap sleeves, jeweled waist band, down turned waistline, jeweled A-line skirt

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