Jean Patou navy cloque silk evening gown, early 1930s, bias cut with triangular seam to waist with ties to the side, organza sleeves and low back panel, -
Pale blue silk faille evening gown worn by Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Norman Hartnell, English, 1961. In early 1961 The Queen embarked upon a six-week tour of India and Pakistan. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh attended a dinner given by the Commander-in-Chief of the Pakistan Army, for which Her Majesty wore a magnificent crinoline gown of pale blue silk faille, embroidered all over with white beads in a feather motif.
Evening Dress Mainbocher, 1939 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Callot Soeurs (fashion house) (Evening) thrown tulle dress embroidered with rhinestones and white beads with narrow, loose belt Paris 1920-1924
An early Mainbocher purple satin-backed crêpe evening gown, 1930s, labelled '12 Avenue George V, Paris', with ruched bodice, interesting sleeve details, embroidered and fringed in silver-blue cord, bust 97cm, 38in
Dress worn by Queen Elizabeth II Norman Hartnell, 1962
WEDDING DRESS WITH BELT, GLOVES AND HEAD PIECE designer Unknown creation date 1935 materials silk velvet, belt buckle with rhinestones
Regency Wedding Dresses and Later Developments in Bridal Fashions
Princess Charlotte's silver net wedding gown. June 1816. Prior to Queen Victoria, royal brides traditionally wore silver. Queen Victoria chose a white dress to show off the white lace she wanted to include, which Prince Albert liked.
Beaded and Fringed Evening Dress, ca. 1930s, Mainbocher