The wonderful court dress worn by Princess Dagmar of Denmark, known after her conversion to Orthodox Church as Maria Fyodorovna, at the occassion of her engagement to Tsesarevich Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia, as seen in the detail of Mihály Zichy´s painting of the event.
Court dress, Worth, ca. 1890. Brocaded satin woven with gold silk roses. Front plastron & skirt panels covered with silk floss & pearl-beaded roses. Hanging sleeves edged in silver braid. Made for the Russian court. Kerry Taylor Auctions/Invaluable