Russian Splendor: Fashions of the Russian Court

Russian Splendor: Fashions of the Russian Court

Prerevolutionary Russia was renowned for the glam- orous and luxurious lifestyles of the nobility, with their opulent palaces and glittering social life. Now, this lavish volume reveals the incredible clothing they wore, from everyday dress and ceremonial attire (traditional holidays outfits and military uniforms) to dress for special occasions, including elaborate evening wear for theater and musical events and fancy masquerade balls. Celebrated for luxurious materials and impeccable craftsmanship, the dress of the Russian nobility was haute couture at its finest.

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Russian Splendor: Sumptuous Fashions of the Russian Court
01 edition
Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky
Skira Rizzoli
448 pages
224 pages

About the Author

Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky has been the director of the State Hermitage Museum since 1992 and has dedicated his career to making the treasures of the museum accessible to individuals and institutions around the world. Georgy Vilinbakhov, Evelina Tarasova, Tamara Korshunova, Nina Tarasova, and Julia Plotnikova are top researchers and curators at the Historic Costume Department of the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Dimensions 18.3 × 2.5 × 25.4 cm


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