Dress of Empress Maria Fyodorovna. Charles Frederick Worth's Firm, Paris, France. 1890s. Velvet, satin, lace, silk and silver thread, metal and glass beads, paste; embroidered. L.: bodices 46 and 56 cm, skirt 324 cm
1894 or 1895. Maria Feodorovna (1847-1928) wears a scarf-ruff that completely seals off her neck and a dress with big leg-o-mutton sleeves in this photo. Her husband, Alexander III, died in 1894 so she is in mourning.