Gown worn by Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I was queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bess", Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty
Robe a la francaise, This gown is made of silk with very fine stripes of red, blue and white which give the impression of mauve. A white leaf pattern is woven into the fabric and floral sprays in various colours.
/ sleeve detail / robe à l'anglaise / fabric late 1760 to early 1770 / green brocaded silk satin / the sage green ground woven with pink and ivory feathery bands and blooms, chenille braid to the engageants and front robings /