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Court Presentation Gown 
Madeleine Vionnet 
1938
Smoke-grey chiffon, rhinestones and silver beads. Mrs. Potter Palmer II wore this dress when she was presented to the King and Queen of England in 1938. Court rules dictated every detail of the dress, including length of skirt, choice of colours, and style of embroidery.

Court Presentation Gown

Madeleine Vionnet

1938

Smoke-grey chiffon, rhinestones and silver beads. Mrs. Potter Palmer II wore this dress when she was presented to the King and Queen of England in 1938. Court rules dictated every detail of the dress, including length of skirt, choice of colours, and style of embroidery.

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