ca. 1897 Evening Dress of Alexandra Feodorovna (State Hermitage Museum - St. Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast, Russia)

Upgrade image posted 28 March 2018 from fashionsfromhistory.tumblr.com/post/167944565769/evening-dress-of-alexandra-feodorovna-c1897. Also posted to the Dresses worn by Tsaritsa Alexandra Feodorovna Albumette here.

ca. 1897 Evening Dress of Alexandra Feodorovna (State Hermitage Museum - St. Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast, Russia) From fashionsfromhistory.tumblr.com:post:167944565769:evening-dress-of-alexandra-feodorovna-c1897

This dress is impressive because it is form fitted without a waist band or separate bodice - it's all done with tailoring. The dressmaker also downplayed darts and seams so I was able to see just one. The abundance and randomness of the little spangles helps conceal whatever construction details that exist.

Keywords:  1897, 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, scoop neckline, quarter length close flared sleeves, quarter length under-sleeves, natural waistline, close skirt, train


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