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Wedding dress Date: 1855–62 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm) Length at CB (b): 44 in. (111.8 cm)


Peach silk dress with evening bodice, French, ca. 1864. Labels: "Mme. Cuper, Rue St. Honoré" and "Walker S. Poor, Ridgefield, Conn., 2/27/45"

A never before seen dress made for and worn by Queen Victoria is now on display in the Victoria Revealed exhibition at Kensington Palace. The cream silk satin dress, with intricate embroidery, was given to the young Queen in the 1850s by the wife John Gregory Crace.