Coronation outfit (dress, mantle, gloves), 1844, at the Royal Armory, Stockholm. Worn by Queen Josefina of Sweden, née Joséphine de Beauharnais (Leuchtenberg), for her coronation in Stockholm on September 28, 1844.
A reproduction costume of the actual coronation gown of Queen Elizabeth I. It is amazing it survived the English Civil War and Cromwell's wrath. Most of Elizabeth's royal jewels and regalia were melted down or destroyed.
tiny-librarian: Coronation mantle of Eric XIV of Sweden, once a bright purple velvet now faded. It was also worn by three other Swedish Kings at their coronations: John III, Charles IX, and Gustav II Adolf.
Lithograph of Queen Sofia's Norwegian coronation dress, by Johan Fredrik Meyer (tailor: Albert Valentin & Co Stockholm), collection of the Royal Armory, Stockholm. The actual dress is in the collection of the Norwegian Folk Museum (photo: Reinsfelt,
I love watching period dramas. One of the reasons are the clothes. I love and century clothing. Clothing of the regency period is my favorite. The regency period lasted from 1795 to Women’s clothing during this time.