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Queen’s Coronation dress to go on display at Windsor Castle to mark the monarch’s Platinum Jubilee

The dress worn by the Queen for her Coronation at Westminster Abbey will go on display at Windsor Castle to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee.

Her Majesty’s coronation gown, designed by British couturier Sir Norman Hartnell, is cut from white duchess satin.

It famously embroiders the emblems of the seven independent states of which he would become monarch, as well as those of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, with gold and silver thread.

The embroidery also features pastel colored silks as well as seed beads, sequins and crystals.

The lavish gown, worn by Her Majesty at her coronation in 1953, will go on display at Windsor Castle between July 7 and September 26, 2022.

The lavish gown, worn by Her Majesty at her coronation in 1953, will go on display at Windsor Castle between July 7 and September 26, 2022.

Her Majesty in her coronation gown, designed by the British couturier Sir Norman Hartnell, made of duchesse satin and gold embroidery.

Her Majesty in her coronation gown, designed by the British couturier Sir Norman Hartnell, made of duchesse satin and gold embroidery.

Her Majesty’s Heirloom Robe, which she wore on the day of her coronation, will also be displayed at Windsor Castle.

The purple silk velvet garment, made by royal robe makers Ede and Ravenscroft, also features a gold embroidery design, which was embroidered at the Royal School of Needlework.

The stitching shows ears of wheat and olive branches, symbolizing prosperity and peace, surrounding the interlocking crowned EIIR cipher.

The creation of the artwork took 12 embroiderers more than 3,500 hours. They used 18 different types of gold thread.

Both items will be on display at Windsor Castle from July 7 to September 26.

The Queen, pictured here with her bridesmaids on the day of her coronation, wears the heritage robe that will be displayed at Windsor Castle to mark the Platinum Jubilee.

The Queen, pictured here with her bridesmaids on the day of her coronation, wears the heritage robe that will be displayed at Windsor Castle to mark the Platinum Jubilee.

The purple silk velvet garment, which was made by royal robe makers Ede and Ravenscroft, features gold and silver embroidery.

The purple silk velvet garment, which was made by royal robe makers Ede and Ravenscroft, features gold and silver embroidery.

The Queen’s gown and robe are not the only Coronation garments on display to mark the Platinum Jubilee.

A lavish bridesmaid dress from the event, which has been painstakingly restored, will also be on display.

The dress, which features a tiny 22-inch waist and a gold leaf and pearl white flower motif, has been missing for nearly 40 years.

It was recently rediscovered at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock and painstakingly restored by textile conservator Emma Telford.

The outfit, designed by the Queen’s dressmaker, Norman Hartnell, was worn by Lady Rosemary Spencer-Churchill at the 1953 ceremony at Westminster Abbey.

Lady Rosemary recalled in a 2013 BBC interview: “The noise was absolutely fantastic.

The roar of the crowd, I remember very well. And of course it was a pretty horrible day. It wasn’t raining non-stop but it was cold and we had nothing but our gloves.

Textile conservator Emma Telford (pictured left) recently restored a bridesmaid dress from the Coronation gown, worn by Lady Rosemary Spencer-Churchill (pictured right)

Textile conservator Emma Telford (pictured left) recently restored a bridesmaid dress from the Coronation gown, worn by Lady Rosemary Spencer-Churchill (pictured right)

The historical dress was worn by Lady Rosemary Spencer-Churchill for the Queen's Coronation.

Lady Rosemary Spencer-Churchill had four fittings for the elegant gown.

The newly restored dress features a tiny 22-inch waist and features a gold leaf and pearl white flower motif, cap sleeves and a deep V-neckline.

‘We were in the carriage with Lord Tryon, who was the Keeper of the Privy Bag. In this wonderful embroidered bag he gave us sweets to eat on the way through London.

‘I was excited. I don’t think one was too squeamish.

‘Like everything, we had been so well educated for so long that we knew exactly what we had to do and when we had to do it.

‘The Queen was very relaxed and full of confidence. When we were all at her place and holding her train, she said, ‘Are you guys ready?’ and we left.

“When the queen took her oath and the Archbishop of Canterbury anointed her with oil on her forehead, dressed in a little linen nightgown, she looked very vulnerable, but she was completely calm and fantastic.”

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