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.
Dress and Train, Portugal, c. 1845 of silk satin w metallic-thread embroidery and silk net (tulle) trim. Said to have been worn by Queen Maria II of Portugal (reigned 1826-53) in 1850. Collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). CLICK FOR VERY LARGE, HI-RES IMAGES.
Dress of deep pink Spitalfields silk with vertical bands of interlocking silver circles; scoop necked pointed bodice with deep V of lace, plump bows down front, two tier short lace sleeves; full skirt with horizontal lace bands and pink bows at the front.