1903 Winter Palace Ball - Russia
Feb 11-13...Winter Palace, St. Petersburg. The famous ball was during the reign of Emperor Nicholas II. It was themed on the national dress of the 17th century…
Mr. Khitrovo by VelkokneznaMaria on DeviantArt
Master of Hounds Aleksei Zakharovich Khitrovo as a seventeenth-century voevoda (military chief). Photograph by Boissonas & Eggler. Album of the Masquerade Ball at the Winter Palace in February 1903. by ~VelkokneznaMaria.
Princess Zenaida Yussupova (2 Sep 1861 – 24 Nov 1939) at the 1903 costume ball in the Winter palace. She was a Russian noblewoman best known as the mother of Prince Felix Yusupov, the murderer of Rasputin. As a leading figure in pre-Revolutionary Russian society, she was famed for her beauty and the lavishness of her hospitality. In private, she became a severe critic of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna.
Princess Zenaida Yusupova - discussion and pictures II
Watercolor of Princess Zenaida Yusupova at 1903 costume ball. The party given on 11 February, 1903, in the Winter Palace was followed two days later by a grandiose fancy dress ball. Called "The 1903 Bal", it remains the most celebrated festivity arranged in St. Petersburg during the reign of Nicholas II, the last Emperor of the Romanov House.
Masquerade Costume of Count A.A. Bobrinsky (Boyar's Dress of 17th Century) St Petersburg, Moscow (scarf) Russia. 1903 Brocade, satin, velvet, serge, copper, metal thread; embroidery and stamping. L. of caftan 121 cm, scarf 52x273 cm Source of Entry: State Museum of Ethnography of the USSR, Leningrad. 1941