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Dress | British | The Met

Dress | British | The Met

~Slippers, c.1790, British (probably), silk. The Met | House of Beccaria#

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The actual coronation gown of Queen Elizabeth I. It is amazing it survived the English Civil War and Cromwell's wrath. Most of Elizabeth's royal jewels and regalia were melted down or destroyed.

The actual coronation gown of Queen Elizabeth I. It is amazing it survived the English Civil War and Cromwell's wrath. Most of Elizabeth's royal jewels and regalia were melted down or destroyed.

Dinner dress  Date:1824–26 Culture:British Medium:cotton, silk, wool Accession Number:2015.98a, b

Dinner dress Date:1824–26 Culture:British Medium:cotton, silk, wool Accession Number:2015.98a, b

Ball gown. British, 1811. Met Museum, C.I.66.38 1a, b. Looks like silk gauze, over silk satin. Note yellow lace.

Ball gown. British, 1811. Met Museum, C.I.66.38 1a, b. Looks like silk gauze, over silk satin. Note yellow lace.

Dress (image 1) | British | 1805-1810 | silk, cotton | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 1987.190.3

Dress (image 1) | British | 1805-1810 | silk, cotton | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 1987.190.3

I love this gown!!!  Evening dress c1818 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Accession Number: 1970.281. See other pins for more views.

I love this gown!!! Evening dress c1818 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Accession Number: 1970.281. See other pins for more views.

Dress 1832 The Metropolitan Museum of Art  Many of her ballgowns when we were walking out together had sleeves as such.

Dress 1832 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Many of her ballgowns when we were walking out together had sleeves as such.

1820 ca. Light Gold Dress, British. Empire line, Silk, short puffed sleeves with trim, wide embroidered hem. metmuseum.org Credit: Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1966.

1820 ca. Light Gold Dress, British. Empire line, Silk, short puffed sleeves with trim, wide embroidered hem. metmuseum.org Credit: Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1966.

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