Royal Wedding Dresses

The Queen's ivory silk wedding dress was decorated with crystals and 10,000 seed pearls. The dress is made from ivory silk and decorated with crystals and 10,000 seed pearls, the garment designed by court dressmaker Norman Hartnell. Click link for full post from The Telegraph.                                  

Historic Royal Palaces senior curator Dr Joanna Marschner explains the history and detail of six very rare royal wedding dresses, including that of Queen Victoria.

The royal bridal gowns, recently the subject of a major project by textile conservation experts from the Historic Royal Palaces charity, are very rarely on display,if ever. However six are unveiled today, to celebrate the forthcoming marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton; the collection reveals reveal a fascinating history of styles over a period of nearly 150 years. Click link for full post from The Telegraph/watch video

The Queen's Dress from her wedding in 1947.

The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 100019

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