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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.

This robe and petticoat dating from 1779 is made of white silk woven with silver strip in a design of small silver leaves. It is decorated with a fringe made of strands of silver thread, strip and spangles, interspersed with tassels of the same materials. Find out more http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O127207/wedding-dress-unknown/

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This robe and petticoat dating from 1779 is made of white silk woven with silver strip in a design of small silver leaves. It is decorated with a fringe made of strands of silver thread, strip and spangles, interspersed with tassels of the same materials. Find out more http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O127207/wedding-dress-unknown/

MUSLIN WEDDING GOWN, 1795 Dress w/ matching petticoat, delicate painted border designs & scattered painted sprigs.

MUSLIN WEDDING GOWN, 1795 Dress w/ matching petticoat, delicate painted border designs & scattered painted sprigs.

Detail back view of brocade of bright yellow, green and ivory silk satin open robe, ca. 1740s, England. Provenance: 'Lady Frances Clemant's Wedding Dress". Bonhams

Detail back view of brocade of bright yellow, green and ivory silk satin open robe, ca. 1740s, England. Provenance: 'Lady Frances Clemant's Wedding Dress". Bonhams

www.metmuseum.org. Wedding Dress  Date: 1776 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 53 in. (134.6 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Edith Viele, 1949 Accession Number: 2009.300.731

www.metmuseum.org. Wedding Dress Date: 1776 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 53 in. (134.6 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Edith Viele, 1949 Accession Number: 2009.300.731

Detail back view, robe à la francaise, Denmark, c. 1760. Violet and pink iridescent silk brocade with floral sprays.

Detail back view, robe à la francaise, Denmark, c. 1760. Violet and pink iridescent silk brocade with floral sprays.

EKDuncan - My Fanciful Muse: Marie Antoinette - The Royal Fashion Plates

EKDuncan - My Fanciful Muse: Marie Antoinette - The Royal Fashion Plates

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