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Embroidered white cambric wedding dress, Danish, 1797. Probably worn by Baroness Eleonora Sophie Rantzau when she married Count Preben Bille-Brahe in Hvedholm.

Woman's dress in two parts French, about 1902 Designed by Jean-Philippe Worth, French, 1856–1926 For House of Worth, Paris, France DIMENSIONS Bodice: 48.3 cm (19 in.); Skirt: CB 177.8 cm (70 in.) Other (skirt CB): 177.8 cm (70 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Silk, voided velvet with satin ground; appliquéd and trimmed with chenille and rhinestones; machine-made lace

Replica of Sissi's Hungarian Coronation Gown by Charles Frederick Worth, Worn by Elisabeth of Bavaria for Her Coronation as Queen of Hungary, 8 June 1867

From Gown, c. 1760 The sack-back gown was the most popular style of formal dress for women in the mid-18th century. It was loose at the back, with the fabric gathered into pleats at the shoulder. In front, the gown was open, showing off a decorative stomacher and petticoat. This example is decorated with ruchings and ruffles of the same silk, edged with white fly fringe (a type of silk fringe). The arrangement of these decorations in curves and loops shows Rococo…

A velvet and brocade gown worn by Cate Blanchette as Queen Elizabeth I in the film Elizabeth.

Queen Marie of Romania's gown to Nicholas II of Russia's coronation ceremony 1896; I love the little woman in the background!