Court Gown of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, Sister of Nicholas II By Court Couturiére Mme. Olga Nicholaevna Bulbenkova Petersburg, 1894 Blue Velvet, white silk and gold thread Pavlovsk State Museum-Preserve
Court robe Date: ca. 1900 Culture: Russian Medium: silk, metallic threads and paillettes Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 19 in. cm) Length at CF (b): 40 in. cm) Length at CB (c): 145 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Govert W.
Court dress (by Piero Tosi), tiara and amethyst set, from the movie "Ludwig" Worn by Izabella Telezynska in the role of the "Queen Mother" for the scene depicting Ludwig II of Bavaria's 1864 coronation. Photos courtesy of la_gatta_ciara on LiveJournal.
Typical of Restoration Court dress the gown is made in a beautiful blue and gold silk brocade (other colour combinations available) with matching plain blue silks and satins and adornments of silk taffeta ribbon - very popular in the seventeenth century.