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Tsarina Maria Fyodorovna (right) with siblings, Pss Alexandra of Wales and King George I of Greece. Denmark, 1887.

Royal Denmark Siblings: Alexandra, Queen of England, George I of Greece & Dagmar, Tsarina Maria Feodorovna of Russia.

Queen Alexandra (Princess at the time?) in a sailor suite (1880's?)

Princess Alexandra of Denmark, 1884 (she married Bertie, Prince of Wales, he became King Edward VI of Great Britain & she became Queen Alexandra of Great Britain) I'll post some more photos of her, as she was a beautiful and fashionable woman of the time.

Formal court mourning dress of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, made by Fanni Scheiner, dated after 1877. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien / Wagenburg und Monturdepot. Photos: (Top): Joshua Greene; (Bottom): Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Bodice of black satin trimmed with Chantilly lace and jet bead embroidery, black satin skirt with bustle and train, black lace bonnet and black velvet veil-mask edged with black lace.

Formal court mourning dress of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, made by Fanni Scheiner, dated after Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Wagenburg und Monturdepot.

Coronation dress [shown here without train], 1872, Norwegian Folk Museum, via DigitaltMuseum. Photos: Reinsfelt, Anne-Lise / Norwegian Folk Museum. Worn to the Norwegian coronation of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway in 1873 [most likely by his consort, Sofia of Nassau, as indicated by the crowned lions wielding axes, an emblem of Norwegian royalty, that have been appliqued onto the dress. In fact, this dress is similar in style to the outfit she wore for her coronation as queen of…

Coronation dress [shown here without train], Norwegian Folk Museum, via DigitaltMuseum. Worn to the Norwegian coronation of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway in 1873 [most likely by his consort,

Japonism: 1870 dress remade from a Japanese kimono in London. The underskirt is missing, but it is thought that it was of a different fabric. In the late 19th century kimonos and textiles from Japan captured the interest of many people in Western countries. Women in America and Europe made dresses from Japanese kimono fabrics, and  wore kimonos as indoor wear. They especially favored kimonos for women in the highly ranked warrior families at the end of the Edo Period, like the above dress.

KCI says: White kimono fabric of figured shibori silk satin; embroidery of wisteria* chrysanthemum* peony* and Chinese fan motifs in metallic threads .This dress was remade from a Japanese kimono in London fashion tips

enchantedsleeper:  Queen Margherita of Savoy, Charles Edouard Boutibonne

enchantedsleeper: Queen Margherita of Savoy,... - marieantoinettesplayhouse

Michele Gordigiani : Margherita Wearing Blue Evening Dress 1870 The lace overlay - beautiful with the blue!

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