Replica of Mary Tudor's wedding gown. Consisting of a mantle of brocaded cloth of gold, bordered with pearls and diamonds of great size, and lined with ermine. The dress was also gold smothered with the same precious stones, and the underskirt of white satin embroidered of silver. The French hood in black velvet was surmounted by a double row of large diamonds. 1554
Doublet Date: 1600 Culture: European, Eastern Medium: silk Dimensions: Height: 22 in. (55.9 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Bashford Dean, 1923 Accession Number: 23.30.3
Wedding ensemble (detail, showing petticoat) by Courvoisier, American, 1870. Silk dress, petticoat, and shoes with leather gloves.
French, suit in pink 1775-80, silk, metallic - from Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art via Marie Antoinette's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century.