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A special exhibition for the
Summer Opening of the State Rooms,
Buckingham Palace, 2006
 
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Cream crinoline gown with blue embroidery

The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 200128

magnify Cream crinoline gown with blue embroidery

Norman Hartnell

A fine example of Hartnell’s crinoline-inspired evening gowns with magnificent jewelled embroideries. Worn during the Tour of Canada and the United States of America, October 1957.


Detail of the beadwork on the bodice  Detail of the beadwork on the skirt