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"A Princess Tea Party"

Princess Diana Gown Details

By Penny E. Dunlap Ladnier

Balldress and Hairband

Designer: David and Elizabeth Emanuel

Owner: Fontaine Minor

Location: Richmond, Virginia

Dressers: Penny E. Dunlap Ladnier & Colleen Callahan

Description: From the Emanuel's Diaghilev collection. The bodice is of white silk, and the skirt is of sheer organza, embroidered with lozenge-shaped gold paillettes, outlined with gilt beads and simulated pearls. The peplum to the bodice is embroidered with a border of triangular gilt pressed paillettes, gold sequins and gold glass beads. A matching hairband is encrusted with simulated drop pearls, paste and gold.

Other Photos of this Gown:

Exhibit at the Valentine Museum

Photo with Designer at Mrs. Minor's Home, Richmond Times-Dispatch

Recommended Reading

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Diana: Her Life in Fashion-- four star recommendation Dressing Diana Diana: Queen of Style

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