1 of Court dress, ca. British, silk with metallic thread. In the eighteenth century, formal dress was so closely associated with Versailles and the French court that it was universally described as the robe à la française.
1883 Coronation dress of Skinny-Bitch Marie Feodorovna 1856 Coronation dress of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, Kremlin Museum. Posted to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum by katmaxoz on 9 April