1860 Hungarian Court Dress: silk, brocade, and metallic thread embroidery, via Museum of Applied Arts. Aqua silver and gold. I like the multiple rows of buttons, the shape of the sleeves and bodice and the not-so-full skirt.
A reproduction costume of the actual coronation gown of Queen Elizabeth I. It is amazing it survived the English Civil War and Cromwell's wrath. Most of Elizabeth's royal jewels and regalia were melted down or destroyed.
Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding dress. Worn on her wedding day, at the age of in 1947 to Prince Phillip. The dress, designed by Norman Hartnell, is silk and embroidered with crystals and seed pearls including a 13 foot train.
The wedding gown on the right was worn by Jacqueline Bouvier on September the day she married John F Kennedy. It is a part of African-American History. This dress was designed by African-American fashion designer Ann Lowe.
Afternoon dress Made and worn by Ora Baily McCuthen, a concert pianist in San Diego. She was the daughter of James O. Baily, one of the first men to discover gold in the Julian area and one of the founders of Banner, California.
period Ball Gowns designed by Linda Leyendecker Gutierrez and Niti Volpe for the Society of Martha Washington Colonial Pageant and Ball in Laredo, Texas.- Found on Brit Gal in the USA: A visual feast of stunning beauty!