118-year-old chocolate hidden in the Russian Tsarina's dress



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118-year-old chocolate hidden in the Russian Tsarina's dress

A 118-year-old chocolate was found in a pocket of the Russian Tsarina's robe at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. In short, from the night of 1903 of the Grand Ball in costume organized in the halls of the Winter Palace in St.

Petersburg by Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. The owner was the Grand Duchess Ksenia Alexandrovna, sister of the Tsar. The circumstances of this unusual and bizarre discovery were reconstructed by the curator of the costume fund of the Department of History of Russian Culture Nina Ivanovna Tarasova, together with the restorer Galina Georgievna Fedorova who, during a conservative intervention on the dress, found the chocolate in their hands.

According to ScienzeNotizie, restorer Galina Fiódorova testifies: "when I adjusted this dress, I pulled up a sleeve and noticed a strange thing. When the specialist removed a thread, a strange object fell into my hand: something pink and shaped.

uneven. And for some reason perhaps instinctively, I licked it. It was a bonbon. We always observe all the various pieces of clothing, the folds, because they accumulate there, often frayed fibers or other things. " The news of the discovery was announced through a video on the official profile of the Hermitage Museum.

Nina Ivanovna Tarasova said: "During the gala, the Duchess did not find a place to leave the dessert she had just tasted and she put it in her sleeve."

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