Book Title: Les Costumes Historiques Russes du Musee de l’Hermitage de Leningrad
Translation: Historic Russian Costumes from the Hermitage Museum in Leningrad
Author: Patrice & Elise de Moncan
Published: Paris, France – 1989
Format & Size: Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket – 9.5″ x 11.25″
Book Condition: Very Good – light yellowing to page edges
Dust Jacket Condition: Good – small tears along edges
Description: Scarce catalog from an exhibition organized by Yves Saint Laurent at the Musee Jacquemert-Andre in Paris examining fashion in Russia from the 18th-20th century. The book presents stunning costumes from the Hermitage Museum collections and includes examples of court dress, military uniforms, European style fashion, peasant folk costumes, theater costumes, and ball gowns.