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Experience the elegance and grandeur of Norman Hartnell’s iconic designs at our upcoming exhibition, Coronation Couture.
This free event features a full-sized revival of a regal coronation dress and robe designed for a viscountess and baroness by Norman Hartnell for Queen Elizabeth II’s 1953 coronation. See the intricate details of the reproduction of his coronation designs, the toiles, and original press photos from the time of the coronation. Plus, view patterns and sketches made by the legendary designer himself.
As a special treat, visitors can watch the first-ever televised coronation, broadcast by the BBC in 1953, while enjoying the exhibition.
Join us in celebrating the legacy of Norman Hartnell, the renowned dressmaker to the Queen, and don’t miss this opportunity to see his timeless regal designs on display. Go to the website couturepatternmuseum.com to sign up, or simply stop by during 1st Thursday Artwalk! Exhibition is at WorkZones, Paseo Nuevo, across from the theater and footlocker.