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On Permanent Display at The Russian Tea Room, 150 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
... The figure in the center wears a sugar paste gown copied from photographs of the Empress
Alexandra as she prepares to attend a winter costume ball. Sculpted by hand, the face is
painted with a three-hair brush, reminiscent of the famous Russian lacquer boxes. Her jewels
are gilded with gold leaf and edible pearl, emerald and ruby paint...
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