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Royal Women - Fashion Museum Bath

Daily - from Tuesday 20 March 2018 to Sunday 28 April 2019

Royal Women

at Fashion Museum Bath

T: 01225 477789

Price: Included with a general admission ticket

Wives and daughters, sisters and mothers; none of the Royal women featured in the exhibition was monarch; yet each played a key role in the British monarchy.

Saturday 3rd February 2018 - Sunday 28th April 2019

Royal Women examines how these roles influenced their choice of dress. Exhibition highlights include Alexandra, Princess of Wales’ wedding dress, dating from 1863, on loan from the Royal Collection, generously lent by Her Majesty The Queen.

Also on display is an an ensemble of gold and pale green velvet, worn by Queen Mary to the wedding of her granddaughter, Princess Elizabeth. A selection of royal accessories complement the fashions presented in the exhibition.

Items of dress belonging to Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother includes a dove grey silk satin ball gown from 1954. Dresses worn by the Queen’s sister, Princess Margaret, show her glamorous side and her patronage of designers such as Christian Dior and Norman Hartnell.

The stories behind the dresses and a choice of colour, cut or style can tell us much about Alexandra, Mary, Elizabeth, and Margaret, and how they chose to present themselves as royal women.

Admission: This exhibition is included with general Fashion Museum admission.

For any further information, please call the Fashion Museum on 01225 477789 or click here.

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The Fashion Museum Bath is a world-class collection of contemporary and historical dress.

Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2QH

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