Russian sarafan, as the person whom I pinned this from said, it's out of period, but still lovely. According to this source: it's a Sarafan from the province of Tver.-- Reference for Princess of Russia
The brother of Tsar Nicholas II, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich Romanov Michael was the first of the Romanovs to be executed by the Bolsheviks. i guess he was just too over the top for starving people.
kokoshnik from the collection of Natalia de Shabelsky a Russian noblewoman who endeavored to preserve traditional Russian textiles wonderful back, but the pattern is too convoluted and the colors are too muddy.
1903 Costume Ball in the Winter Palace, St Petersburg, Russia. His Serene Highness Prince Konstantin Alexandrovich Gorchakov – head of the Imperial Court Equerry Office) in the fancy dress of a 17 century Russian nobleman.