King Ferdinand’s Coronation Robe: of crimson velvet, embroidered with gold featuring emblems of the Romanian provinces and the royal coat of arms, trimmed with ermine; it was designed by Costin Petrescu.

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I endeavour in the “Weekly Pictures” post series to bring to light worthy of note, often less known images from the royal past and present and thus further enhance the understanding of Royal History and what it represents to us.

Weekly picture: Diana Mandache’s Weblog ROYAL HISTORY

Photographs by Valentin Mandache©/ www.royalromania.wordpress.com