Court gown belonging to Grand Duchess Ksenia Alexandrovna (sister of Nicholas II), late 19th - early 20th century. Photo: Collection of the State Museum "Tsarskoye Selo." Via the Tsarskoye Selo State Museum-Preserve on Facebook.
Elizabethan dress how did women wear these and not knock everything over? I'd be knock stuff off tables all day!
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Brocade Sack Back Open Robe (1765-1775). Shrimp silk, narrow pale ivory stripes brocaded w/ scattered floral baskets & sprigs, elbow length sleeves, self ruched fabric w/ fly fringe edge trims on sleeves and dress front opening, multicolor striped silk lining, dull red linen bodice lining with 3 center back ties, sleeve linings in ivory and navy wide striped linen homespun, 2 side slits in skirt.
Coronation gown and shoes of Empress Catherine I of Russia,1724
A FINE AND RARE EMBROIDERED COURT GOWN, 1770s. fine white Indian muslin with silver metal embroidery, the robe sack-back with train and scalloped cuffs to the sleeves, matching ruched robings, the cuffs and robings edged in delicate silver thread chain; the matching petticoat of silk to the upper back and tiered at the front bottom; the stomacher to a linen ground and trimmed with wide silver tape. | Christies