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Historic HerStory – Nineteenth Century Russian Court Dress

In the early 1830s Emperor Nicholas I of Russia issued the Edict on Court Dress, which codified the dress among the women of his court. The men were already were required to wear military dress or court uniforms, which allowed the Emperor to quickly suss out the courtier's rank. The Emperor, a traditional sort, wanted… Continue reading Historic HerStory – Nineteenth Century Russian Court Dress