Norman Hartnell evening dress ca. 1953 From Kerry Taylor... (Fripperies and Fobs)
Norman Hartnell evening dress ca. 1953 From Kerry Taylor...
Evening Dress, Norman Hartnell: ca. 1940's, silk, velvet. "This dress shows the influence of the ‘New Look’ introduced by Christian Dior in 1947, which combined a narrow waist with full skirts."
Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation Dress, designed by Norman Hartnell and Coronation Robe made by Ede and Ravenscroft and embroidered by the Royal School of Needlework, 1953.
Norman Hartnell with models wearing his designs, 1953. Photo: Norman Parkinson.
Worn by Princess Elizabeth for official portraits taken at Clarence House by Yousuf Karsh prior to the Tour of Canada, October 1951.
Formal Gown, Norman Hartnell: 1961, faille dress embroidered with china beads. "Worn [by HRH Queen Elizabeth II during the State Visit to Pakistan, February 1961." The Queen also wore this dress during the State Visit of King Olav of Norway to Britain in 1962.
1954 Norman Hartnell dress.
Formal Gown, Norman Hartnell: 1953, lamé, lace
Evening Dress, Norman Hartnell 1953, satin with bead work. "Beaded, silk 'crinoline' evening gowns became Norman Hartnell's hallmark. He was at the peak of his career in the mid1950s, when he designed this dress.